24 Items We Use Everyday That Have A Special Purpose We Do Not Know AboutTranslate

7 months ago · Marta · 5 Comments
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Our lives are filled with various items that we use on a daily basis, and often we take certain objects for granted. Many of them play important roles in our routine and we are so accustomed in using them that we do not give a second thought.

Yet, we should open our eyes and minds and accept that many of these objects are much handier, clever and useful that we think. Check various uses of the items below and see for yourself!

1. The Pen Cap Hole

1. The Pen Cap Hole
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The hole in the pen cap’s purpose has nothing to do with keeping it from drying out. It is there so that if a child chokes on the pen cap, the airway to be still open.


2. The Airplane Window Hole

2. The Airplane Window Hole
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The little air window holes are present so that the windows do not fog up and the difference in the pressure between the outside and the inside of the cabin to be significant and this hole takes some of it off the outside window.

5. The Jeans Studs

5. The Jeans Studs
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Another thing that goes back in time - the studs used to reinforce the seams of the pants in certain areas that experienced plenty of wear.


6. The Converse Sneakers' Holes

6. The Converse Sneakers' Holes
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The holes in the Chuck Taylor All-Stars sneakers have one main purpose and it is ventilation. The second one, which is not that obvious is for the laces to be threaded through the side holes for a better snug fit.

 10. The Pasta Spoon Hole

 10. The Pasta Spoon Hole
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That hole is used to strain the pasta and do not allow the water to flow out, but it can also measure the right size of one serving of spaghetti.

13. The Bottom Of The Padlock Hole

13. The Bottom of the Padlock Hole
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This hole has many purposes - first, as drain if you use your padlock outside, the water doesn’t get trapped inside, or damage the lock by freezing. Second, as an opening so that you can oil the lock to keep the inner mechanisms in a perfect stage.

17. F & J Keys

17. F & J Keys
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The small grooves on the “F” and “J” keys mark the home keys where the index fingers should rest if on the right typing position. 

22. The Plastic Bottle Cap Disc

22. The Plastic Bottle Cap Disc
These plastic discs hold in carbonation. Thus, if you remove them, even if it may seem like your bottle is closed tightly, you’ll find that the soda will go flat.

23. The Eraser's Blue Side

23. The Eraser's Blue Side
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The blue side of the eraser removes the ink but only if it is on very thick and durable paper. The blue eraser is tougher than the pink side which means that it will tear the normal paper.

24. The Wine Bottle Bottom Indentation

24. The Wine Bottle Bottom Indentation
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This indentation helps a waiter to get a better grasp on the bottle while pouring the wine. But the truth is that it helps regulate the pressure experienced by the bottle during the corking process. 

These common items have their special purposes, right? Well, there is never too late to learn something new, right?

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