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You know what I don't recommend? Getting ink on your new wool pants.

By Ezra Klein  |  June 30, 2009; 6:41 PM ET
 
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poem for a summer evening

the temple bell stops~
but the sound keeps coming
out of the flowers.

~~matsuo basho

Posted by: jkaren | July 1, 2009 1:09 AM | Report abuse

You know what I don't recommend? Wearing wool pants in June.

Posted by: humfry | July 1, 2009 7:19 AM | Report abuse

Rubbing alcohol for the ink stain. Lots of alcohol, and blot it with a clean cloth or paper towel - don't rub. No guarantees, but that usually works.

Posted by: LizardB | July 1, 2009 7:35 AM | Report abuse

go to dry cleaners asap.

Posted by: jkaren | July 1, 2009 8:35 AM | Report abuse

Aerosol hairspray! Spray it on the stain, blot with a cloth. Repeat. Works like a charm!

Martha says (from her amazing stain guide online): "Build a 'dam' around the stain with mineral oil or petroleum jelly. Always work within the confines of the dam.
Treat area with isopropyl alcohol using an eyedropper. Remove any remaining pigment with a dry solvent in a well-ventilated room; let dry. Rinse with diluted dishwashing-soap solution, then wash with an enzyme detergent in warm water."

Try the hairspray first, though...

Posted by: lebishop | July 1, 2009 9:22 AM | Report abuse

i did that ink-on-pants thing twice last week. i share your frustration.

Posted by: ewstephe | July 1, 2009 12:55 PM | Report abuse

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