dishpan hands


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dishpan hands

pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A rough, dry, scaly condition of the hands typically caused by sensitivity to or excessive use of household detergents or cleaning agents.
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SAY goodbye to dishpan hands with the new Haier dishwasher.
Trent Taylor (second from left) shows off his dishpan hands, while Kendall Cupskey (left), Tom Buurs and Jim Henderson (right) smile after a job well done, Proceeds from the luncheons and from special donations totalled $2,500.
Otherwise, nothing else new, except I'm getting dishpan hands and whenever I call my husband in to open a can or something, he cuts himself, so we've decided it's a good idea for both husbands and wives to stay out of the kitchen.