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You know it as the little pink thing you once upon a time kept inside your Trapper Keeper for correcting math problems. But did you know you can use it as a laptop cleaner? Or a piano duster? Here, nine genius ways to employ an eraser around the house.


Use it as an impromptu pincushion

Because every notion needs a home.


De-scuff patent leather

Just rub out eyesores and be on your way.


Erase a wall mark

See ya, crayon scribbles in the guest room.


De-gunk remote control buttons

Just us, or is the Roku remote always covered in crumbs?

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Clean up a grungy laptop

Just be sure to close all windows first, so you don’t accidentally post “ASasdBGGFDASDs” to Facebook.


Sub it in for an earring back

Cut off a small piece when a favorite stud’s back goes MIA.


Remove black scuffs on a floor

You knew you shouldn’t have danced around in those new Tory Burches…


Eradicate sticky label residue

Nobody can ever know that bottle of vino cost $8.70.


Pick up dust from between piano keys

Dun dun dun dun… Dun dun dun duuuuuuuun.

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