Sometimes, we tend to learn or do the wrong things as accepted practice. Find here some of the things that you might have been doing wrong all your life and the right way to do them:
1. Holding a wine glass
A glass of wine needs to be held by pinching the stem with your forefinger and thumb. Not by wrapping your hand around it.
2. How do you cut watermelons?
Slicing watermelons is not the best idea. They should be cut crosswise instead.
3. The way to eat cupcakes
This is the right way of eating cupcakes:
4. Wearing bobby pins
Bobby pins should be worn with the wavy side facing down.
5. Earphones use
Earphones should be worn by coiling the wire over the ear.
6. Holding of pen
A pen should never be held from the top or gripped too tight.
7. Holding a pizza slice
A pizza should always be held by folding it a little to make a U-shape so as to prevent it from flopping over.
8. The right way to eat apple
An apple should be eaten top to bottom not by biting into its side.
9. How to get the best out of chicken wings?
To get the best out of chicken wings, pull off the cartilage on the wider end and get rid of the bones instead of just nibbling meat off the bones.
10. How to eat a burger
The right way to enjoy your burger is to place your thumb and little finger at the bottom of the burger and support the top with the other three fingers.
11. The way to hull strawberries
The right way to hull strawberries is to use a straw.
12. How to cut a mango
The right way to chop mangoes is to cut in cubes before peeling them.
13. The right way to do push-ups
While doing push-ups, the body should be kept straight and pressure should be exerted upon the abs and arms.
14. Doing squats
While doing squats, you need to bend until your thighs are parallel to the ground.
15. Use of moisturiser
Moisturiser is not supposed to be rubbed into your skin but just slightly tapped.
16. Know how to tie your shoelaces?
While tying your shoelaces, the bow must rest horizontally, else you risk them getting untied quickly.
17. Peeling potatoes
Potatoes can be peeled without a peeler. Simply dunk them in boiling water until tender, then in ice cold water and pull the skin away.
18. Folding your trousers?
If you don’t want to spoil the original crease of your pants, then don’t fold them flatly; make sure you tuck in the front and back ends so that the crease of both legs match each other. Then fold the pants.
19. Making a BLT
The right way to make a BLT sandwich is to make a lettuce with the bacon strips instead of just spreading them over the bed. This way, the bacon bits will not fall out of the sandwich and you’ll have an easier time taking a bite.
20. Nail painting
Random strokes of nail paint is not how you get perfectly groomed nails. You need to follow the following directions.
21. Cleaning a blender
You should never try to clean a blender by scrubbing it. Instead just add some dish washing liquid and water, and blend it.
22. How to reseal a plastic bag
The best way to reseal a plastic bag (if you can’t master the origami fold) is to use a disposable bottle. Cut the top half of the bottle, press it down on the bag and then put the lid on.