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The Hidden Meanings of 12 Everyday Objects

The Family Handyman Logo By Brandon Specktor of The Family Handyman | Slide 1 of 12: The Color of the Tag on your Store-Bought Bread …… tells grocers what day of the week the bread was shipped. Bread is usually delivered fresh to stores five days a week—Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday—and each day has its own colored tag or twist tie. Though some companies use their own system, this common code is easy to remember: Just as the days of the week proceed in order from Monday to Saturday, their corresponding colors proceed in alphabetical order—blue, green, red, white, yellow. Also, check out these 50 extraordinary uses for ordinary things.

The Color of the Tag on your Store-Bought Bread …

The Color of the Tag on your Store-Bought Bread …… tells grocers what day of the week the bread was shipped. Bread is usually delivered fresh to stores five days a week—Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday—and each day has its own colored tag or twist tie. Though some companies use their own system, this common code is easy to remember: Just as the days of the week proceed in order from Monday to Saturday, their corresponding colors proceed in alphabetical order—blue, green, red, white, yellow. Also, check out these 50 extraordinary uses for ordinary things.
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