Household Items

Matchbooks with front-side striker area
In the U.S., this changed for safety reasons in 1973.
(Remember "close cover before striking"?)
Matchbook

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There are 3 comments for this item.

Posted by Bob Matthews at 11:14 am (PDT) on Sun October 22, 2017   
I just remembered a third: igniting a wooden match stick by swiping it under your front two teeth!
Posted by Bob Matthews at 12:55 am (PDT) on Thu March 24, 2016   
"As a boy..."
You brought back two cool match lighting memories thereCool
Posted by freddo30 at 11:51 am (PDT) on Wed March 23, 2016   
How about good old Ohio Blue Tip wooden matches ? Strike anywhere ? As a boy I had a great time striking them on my zipper and you could ignite them with your fingernail if you were clever.

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