Just when you thought you knew everything...
- To clean a toilet: Pour a can of Coca-Cola into the toilet bowl.
Let the "real thing" sit for one hour, then flush clean. The citric
acid in Coke removes stains from vitreous china.
- To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers: Rub the bumper with a
crumpled-up piece of Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil dipped in Coca-Cola.
- To clean corrosion from car battery terminals: Pour a can of
Coca-Cola over the terminals to bubble away the corrosion.
- To loosen a rusted bolt: Applying a cloth soaked in Coca-Cola to the
rusted bolt for several minutes.
- To bake a moist ham: Empty a can of Coca-Cola into the baking pan;
wrap the ham in aluminum foil, and bake. Thirty minutes before the ham
is finished, remove the foil, allowing the drippings to mix with the
Coke for a sumptuous brown gravy.
- To remove grease from clothes: Empty a can of Coke into a load of
greasy clothes, add detergent, And run through a regular cycle. The
Coca-Cola will help loosen grease stains.
- It will also clean road haze from your windshield.
AND WE DRINK THIS STUFF!
FYI... the active ingredient in coke is phosphoric acid. Its pH is 2.8.
it will dissolve a nail in about 4 days. The distributors of coke have
been using it to clean the engines of their trucks for about 20 years!
Just to be fair, you should realize that it's
not only Coke that can do this... probably most colas can.
And the Coca-Cola website has some info refuting this