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  • Top things you didn’t know the purpose of! These are the everyday items and things you didn’t know the use for!

    #14. “Pen Cap”– You have definitely noticed the tiny hole in the top of a cap and may have used it to try and make a whistle or pretended it was a tiny spyglass. Most people believe this hole has something to do with preventing a pen from drying-out but this is not the case. The hole in the pen cap actually serves as a safety feature. In the event that a small child swallows one, the hole allows air to pass through and reduces the risk of suffocation.

    #13. “Measuring Tape Tools”– The modern measuring tape machine is a handy invention that most construction workers and contractors can’t live without, but even some of the most skilled workers might not know it has two incredible yet simple features. First there is the serrated edge on the metal end of the tape. This was put into the design so that if you desired you could put a minor scratch or indentation into the surface you are measuring, in order to give you a marker to make further measurements or designs off of. The other feature is right next to the serrated edge. You may have noticed the small hole that is commonly located in the metal tip. So what’s the purpose of this? Well this is so that if you are measuring something from a point where a nail or screw is you can hook the tape onto the nail and hold the tape in place.

    #12. “The Quarter’s Edge”– You probably have spied the hundreds of tiny grooves that mark the outside edge of a quarter but not thought twice about it having a purpose. But these tiny ridges actually once served an important function and no it’s not just so magician’s can get a better grip during coin tricks. Up until recently, historically speaking, the cost of the metals in a coin reflected the coins value so many people took to shaving the edges off of the coins and then used the rest of the coin to purchase items as if the coin still had full value. They would then save up their shavings and melted them together to create new coins or just sell the chunks. In order to combat this, coin minters started putting these ridges on their coins so that retailers could tell whether the coins had been shaved. This practice, though not necessary today, is carried on for the sake of tradition and aesthetic. So why don’t nickels have them? Because no one cares about nickels.

    Comments

    Jeannine L says:

    How exactly, would the panty gusset help hold feminine hygiene products in place? The video shows a tampon next to the panties, whats that meant to imply?
    Tampons stay in all on their own, and if it didn't the gusset wouldn't be of much help.
    Maybe the guy who made this video assumed it's a pocket to carry a spare tampon around?
    Most women would keep in their bag, or in another, roomier, pocket. Can you imagine how it'd look if a woman carried an extra tampon around in her panty gusset? Lol, it'd stick out in front! If wearing tight pants it'd look like a little penis!!! Haha!
    In reality, a panty gusset is used to:
    1. add breadth to the crotch area (that's on any tight fitting garment, not just panties).
    2. serve a hygienic purpose if the panties are made of synthetic fabric. Panty gussets are made of moisture-wicking breathable fabric such as cotton, to keep the genital area dry and ventilated, which inhibits the growth of bacteria .

    Steven Johnson says:

    I see some comments about hanging loops on shopping carts and why this video didn't demonstrate. It's self explanatory but I will tell you how it works! The handles on a plastic or canvas bag goes over cart loops! Lol. Can't believe people need that to be explained!

    HEMP IS NOT POT says:

    if youre gonna explain them then demonstrate them too…… hello. go back and redo your videos, show how to open the ketchup cups, how to hang the bags on the cart, American are too stupid and lazy unless actually shown how….they're spoiled children and they need to actually see how its done …. thx

    Zombie Revolverheld says:

    Currently, 95k stupid people have liked this video. If YouTube was hell, this would be it.

    Angel Olivas says:

    That little pocket is for cocaine

    Duncan Freeberg says:

    WRONG!!! It was for the future so your sissy boy has a place to tuck his dangler that he wil never use so he can cry they won’t make him feel comfortable in the girls room where he should be welcomed even if he makes the girls even more uncomfortable. What a genius!!! Sorry lady you almost had it right.

    Vincent Bolt says:

    I have used the front half sown fabric on the front of my briefs for wallet storage while sleeping on overnight trains. That extra fabric also meant that at no time did my wallet come into contact with my genitals. While pickpockets will reach into your jean pocket for your wallet, I have yet to hear of one reaching into the front of your jeans and then into your underwear without waking you to access your money.

    Free offers 4u says:

    nice.. thank you

    Hayden H says:

    No examples? Poor effort means unsub.

    Heather Cleaveley says:

    Gas tank directional arrow is not always correct. Different manufacturers have not followed this.

    Alessandro Sylvestre says:

    Great video! I especially like the song playing in the background, how is it called?

    Adriana Glos says:

    Why don't nickles have them?
    – because no one cares about nickles

    Pamela Chadwell says:

    Examples would have been nice like the Chinese box and the others you didn't show? BS

    Rick M says:

    Poorly researched. Half of these are true the other half are either completely false or unintentional benefits

    damian bla says:

    0:02

    *ahem*

    Tuque

    ANGEL KASTIEL says:

    I’m done subbing to you,sub me back

    Paul Hotston says:

    God, I must be getting old as I didn't learn anything I didn't know.

    Bradley Clevidence says:

    Wish that was me

    Mike Papa says:

    Fucking bullshit. 1. The hole in the pen cap is too small to permit meaningful airflow in the event of aspiration and bronchial impaction. 2. Quarters and dimes have a serrated edge so that you can distinguish them from nickels and pennies in your pocket. Quarters and dimes used to have meaningful value. Even I can remember when gasoline cost 25 cents per gallon.

    G WIZZ says:

    Who the fuck puts hard candy in any pocket..

    manamal769 says:

    Love it. Thanks for the info!!!

    Josef Lazaro says:

    What's the purpose of Phone Battery?

    Jessica Darkness Twin says:

    I love pull down his pants pull out his dick start sucking that lollipop 👅❤️🍆

    Patrick Green says:

    What kind of madman pours ketchup all over their fires like that?!

    Rebecca Miller says:

    It has some cool facts but all of the “second uses” stuff where you unfold/use it different didn’t show us how to do it. Super unhelpful tbh.

    Elijah john says:

    The pom pom didnt make them "subconsciously duck" it protected there head from hitting the ceiling moron lol

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