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The Cleanable Tobacco Pipe Invented By Kurt Vonnegut's Dad

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After fathering sci-fi satirist Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Kurt Vonnegut Sr. dabbled in tobacco smoking, pipe cleaning, and innovation. The result: this patent for an easily-cleanable, tubular-stemmed tobacco pipe for "a maximum of digital cleanliness." That means clean fingers. [Atlantic]


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Steezy McFresh

I want to buy one. Not for tobacco though. I'm currently having trouble keeping my pipes clean.