Anthony Acosta is a Staff Member at Entravision Communications in McAllen, Texas
This is the wrong way to use a can opener
When you use a can opener, does the lid ever fall down into the can? Then it’s a pain to get out?
Well, it turns out that happens because we’ve all been using can openers WRONG our whole life.
If you hold it like most people do, the part on the can opener that turns is facing out to the right when you’re opening a can. We’re talking about the part you have to crank.
But that part should be facing UP.
If you do it the right way, it cuts through the SIDE of the can instead of the top. So the lid won’t fall in.
And the bonus is it keeps gripping the lid when you’re done. So it pops right off, and you never have to touch it.
Someone re-posted an old video last week of how to do it. And it’s OBVIOUS once you see it. Just search for, “The proper way to use the can opener.”