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Does anyone else agree that those weird military style shoulder buttons on your jacket are totally pointless?

Well, apparently they've held a purpose this entire time… our minds are more than a little bit blown.

A woman has kindly revealed this fact to those in the Twittersphere, and the internet has lost it's sanity as a result:

 So, you mean to tell us that our bags are actually meant to sit on our shoulders… and not fall off?

But, is this not impossible? Like a long lost wish from an apparel genie?

Francheska Horsburgh, 18, from Cumbria has caused a minor meltdown with this information, and the photo has now been liked over 78,000 times. Good God. 

What many people don't realise is that this style of shoulder feature is actually a military throwback.

Back in the day, these bad boys used to hold ammunition bandoliers, back packs and bayonets in place. They were also a sign of your military rank or insignia.

See gals, we can learn something new every day. 

Drop this knowledge on your fellow gals and we guarantee they'll be SHOOKETH.

Feature image: Gyfcat

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We Irish love a good old moan. In fact, we absolutely adore it.

Any public service, every government decision, every piece of mail that's lost.

But it's safe to say, after seeing this, we will never say a bad word about An Post again. 

As detailed in the genius This Blog Delivers, one ambitious individual recently decided to REALLY put our mailing service to the test.

Indeed, they have already sent several different letters, each with confusingly cryptic addresses – all to see what the good folk at the GPO would be able (or bothered) to deliver.

And the results are hilariously impressive…

 

A dice with one line of the address on each side. An Post delivered it two days later. 

 

They also delivered this letter where the address could only be read by looking in a mirror…

 

The sender said that this jigsaw address was delivered along with "a polite note explaining why they opened it. That is horribly impressive." Yes, yes it is.

 

The delivery people had to pull the arrows to reveal the address. It arrived at its terminus the next morning. 

 

Could An Post really be bothered to solve a crossword to discover this letter's chosen destination? Yep; they sure did – it was delivered.  

 

And so it should be fairly unanimously acknowledged… An Post is officially up for the craic. 

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