In early 2005 I paid $0.99 USD before tax for a regular Walgreens-brand Chap-Aid stick. I haven’t seen it in a couple of months, and with my lips extremely dry, I caved in and bought some ChapStick yesterday. Only the brand-name stuff, and only strawberry available, which I settled for.
Mentioning it to a friend, he was surprised that I’d kept my previous one so long. It would seem that people always lose them before finishing them. Sounds like a problem to me. A twist-tie and small piece of duct tape later, I have my solution:
Before I risk a new venture, I took the prudent step of doing due diligence. Apparently it’s not quite new. Ah well, I still like mine.