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Re: Paste-Pot

Posted by Bruce Kahl on February 17, 2003

In Reply to: Paste-Pot posted by S. on February 17, 2003

: Does any one know what a "paste-pot" is, literally and/or figuratively? Thanks for any information.

I saw on a few sites references to "billstickers"--men in Victorian England whose job was to post advertisements on poles. The glue they used was carried in a "paste pot".
There is also a comic book hero series called "The Trapster" aka "Paste Pot Pete" aka Peter Petruski who invented a super glue and uses it to fight various baddies.