You’ve probably read hundreds—if not thousands—of lists about kitchen hacks, travel hacks, mental health hacks, etc. that are supposed to make your life easier. Well, we can confidently say that a lot of the stuff you read online is fake news. However, that’s not to say that some of the hacks you read about won’t actually help. Below, we’ll share with you guys 50+ simple hacks that sound fake but will actually come in handy one day.
Asking for Someone’s Name
If you’re anything like us, you have a problem remembering people’s names. You might recall what someone looks like, but you’ll refer to them as “dude” or “guy.” That’s just the way humans are programmed—to immediately forget the names of people they just met.
However, if you want to ask someone’s name without sounding like a total jerk, ask them to tell you. They might sound hurt at first, but after learning their first name, say, “No, I meant your last name.” Alternatively, you can have them save their number on your phone, but that’s only if you’re comfortable handing them your phone.