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Published November 18, 2011, 12:00 AM

Kovels Antiques: Glass traps, pottery kept ants away from food

Ants have been sneaking inside warm houses for centuries. Our ancestors did not use poison, but they had a way to keep the ants away from their food. They made ant traps of pottery or glass designed to keep ants from climbing up the legs of a kitchen or dining room table.

By: By Terry Kovel, INFORUM

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