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These Everyday Things Whose Real Purpose You Should Know

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The instruments we use on a regular basis become so embedded in our routines that we sometimes forget their most basic features. However, if you look closely, you can notice that your best pieces have been styled to do much more than you ever imagined. These are the 15 everyday things that have amazing hidden features that we might not know about.

 

1. A Tiny Button On The Jeans

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These are rivets, and they’re stuck to your jeans at points where they’re likely to tear apart due to pressure or movement. At the very least, you’ll appreciate those tiny buttons and understand why those pairs of jeans are staying in your closet for so long.

 

2. Little Pompoms On Beanies

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This was done to prevent French sailors from hitting their heads on the ship’s low ceilings. This design was later adopted by army soldiers, which is how the pompoms ended up on our adorable beanies.

 

3. Holes On The Handles Of Utensils

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The majority of us have hanging utensils from pots and panhandles by their holes. Alternatively, these may be used to keep the spoons in place when cooking to prevent them from being soiled.

 

4. Hole In The Cap Of The Pen

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During a dull lecture, we’ve all fidgeted with our pens. The majority of children between the ages of 6 and 15 years have swallowing injuries. The cap has a hole in it to allow air to pass through, preventing coughing if it is swallowed.

 

5. Grooves On The Bottoms Of Cups

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These are drawn so that they can be cleaned in the dishwasher more quickly. The grooves help the water flow instead of accumulating and pouring over your feet when you take them out when they’re upside down.

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