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What is clean dirt?

Asked by AstroChuck (37461points) May 20th, 2008

I once saw an ad for “Clean Dirt.” Does anybody have an idea what this is? The only dirt I know of is dirty.

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delirium's avatar

My father always reminds me that it only becomes dirt if it gets on you and makes a mess. Otherwise, it’s soil.

Alina1235's avatar

uncontaminated? Kind of like antarctica has purest snow on earth

susanc's avatar

As in “Clean Fill Wanted”? It just means they need some earthish stuff to fill in
a hole, and they don’t want it to come from where there was an oil spill, or the Love
Canal where they used to store chemical wastes, or someplace where nuclear waste
leaked. Or have radon in it. Or dead people. Or…

AstroChuck's avatar

This ad said “Clean Dirt,” not “Clean Fill.” But I suppose that it could be the same thing.

edmartin101's avatar

Dirt or soil that is clean like susanc just said
Now the expression “Dirt Clean” means something that is so clean is impeccable clean, right?

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