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

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

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.

1. The Pen Cap Hole

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

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. 

3. The Small Jeans Pocket

The tiny pocket dates back to the earliest denim designs. Its purpose was to keep your pocket watch!

4. The Jeans Studs

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. 

5. The Converse Sneakers' Holes

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. 

6. The Tape Measure Hole

Thanks to this little hole you can secure the tape measure end to a nail or screw and thus measure more easily.

7. The Tape Measure’s Serrated Edge End

This ridged edge is there so that you can add a measurement mark if your hands are busy with the tape measure!

8. The Pot Handle Hole

Besides hanging the pot, this hole is used for keeping the spoon that you are cooking with.

 9. The Gas Gauge Arrow

The arrow is very useful when driving a rental car. It shows the side of the vehicle on which the gas cap is situated.

10. The Bobby Pin Zigzag Side

This zigzag edge of the bobby pin is the bottom part, as it helps hold hair in place better than with its face up.

11. The Bottom Of The Padlock Hole

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.

12. The Power Cables Thick Part

This contains chunks of magnetized iron oxide that prevent the electromagnetic interference on all electronic devices. 

13. The Apple Power Cable Wings

The wings help wrap the cable around and keep the tangles away during transportation.

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