On a daily basis, we use all kinds of objects; however, little do we know why a certain item was created in the first place and what its original purpose was. In today’s article, we are going to show you what is the purpose of a wicker ball cap or small “pockets” of underwear for ladies and so on.
1. The bobble on the hats
The first ball had appeared in the 19th century, among the French sailors. In that period, the cabins in the ships had a low roof, so the ball served to prevent sailors to hurt their heads. After that, some other countries started using the hats knitted these balls. Those hats nowadays don’t have such an important role, but rather there for the aesthetic appearance of hats.
2. Diamond-shaped square on backpacks
Originally, it was very beneficial for camping, either for threading ropes or mounting equipment in order to free the arms. Nowadays, you can also hang something, but it would be more for decoration.
3. The small ‘pockets’ on female underwear
There have been a lot of rumors that this pocket serves to hide something of value, however, this isn’t true because this inner layer, according to health standards, has to be made from a special soft tissue. However, since it would cause discomfort if it’s sown on both sides, one side is left unmowed and thus, a pouch is formed.
4. The hole on a lollipop stick
A lot of people believe that the hole on a stick is there to prevent the choke, but that is not true. The truth is that the hole is there just a candy which is fixed to the stick. During the preparation, the hole is the first space which is filled, and then it makes itself a lollipop.
5. Lines on the toothpaste
There is a legend which says that the black line on the toothpaste represents the chemicals and the green represent the organic components of the paste. But, the truth is that these lines are actually just barcodes and they don’t have any connection with what is the chemical composition of the toothpaste. These barcodes are used for the machines which produce toothpaste have a line along which mechanically cut tubes.