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Sitting in gum is no fun, but trying to get it off your pants—or shirt or sheets—is the real sticky situation. Nothing a little icy determination can't handle.
Fill the plastic bag with ice and seal it.
Pick up the bag of ice using the towel to keep your hands from freezing.
Hold the ice against the gum until it freezes—about 15 minutes.
If you can, put the entire gummed-up article in the freezer for a while.
Crack and scrape off the now-frozen gum with a butter knife.
Once the gum is gone, pre-treat any remaining residue with liquid detergent or stain remover.
Wash and dry the garment the way you normally would.
Did You Know?
Modern gum made its appearance in the late 1860s, when chicle—the latex of the sapodilla tree—was first brought to the U.S.
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