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Why should you wash new clothes before wearing them?

March 22nd, 2010

Episode 569 of 1067 episodes

Some clothes have tags that say "wash before wearing" or "wash separately." Find out why it's sometimes a good idea to wash new clothes before you wear them in this episode.

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