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  1. Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without! Paperback – January 1, by Mary Tendall (Author), Connie Tesene (Author), Country Threads (Author) & out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" /5(5).
  2. “Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without” appeared in stories and on posters, urging the public to make do with what they had on hand. People darned their socks when holes appeared; aluminum foil was cleaned and saved for reuse; worn-out soles on shoes were replaced with pieces of .
  3. Jul 17,  · Somewhere in the middle though, we need to understand that we need to get back the phrase that most of us should live by. "Use it up, wear it out, make do, or do without." That phrase hangs on the wall of my office in the form of a printable. I look at it almost every day and sometimes I still forget to apply it.
  4. "Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without” was a conservation motto during World War II, popularized in The saying was frequently credited to New England. “Eat it up, wear it out, make it do” (not “use it up") appears to have been the earlier form of the saying and has been cited in print since at least
  5. Nov 10,  · Here are 10 tips on how to use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without – WWII frugality straight the home front! Disclaimer: Some of the following links are affiliate links. I make a small commission from some of the links on this site. You can read my full disclosure here.
  6. They didn’t know the WWII-era proverb growing up, Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without, they just lived it. Making do was part and parcel of my in-laws’ DNA. When something broke, instead of rushing out and buying a new version, they fixed it.
  7. Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without. I sold a number of things including: • A Thule bike rack that I bought at Goodwill for $ and quickly sold for $
  8. Use It Up And Wear It Out Artist: Odyssey Label: RCA Released: Arranged By, Conductor -- Ray Chew Producer -- Sandy Linzer Written By -- L. Russell Brow.

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