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If you live in an old house or apartment, you might have noticed that it comes with strange built-in features, such as a music box. If you live in Los Angeles, CA - like myself - and your apartment is from the 1930s, you probably came across some other cool and weird features. Such as built-in vanity tables or murphy beds.
TikTok creator @discogatorade shares in her video an interesting built-in slot, located in her 1933s Los Angeles kitchen, and she asked TikTok what it's for. Let's find out!
The answers TikTok gave, were hilarious - but some got it right.
Apparently, this slot was built to keep the iron hot! Because next to it, you'll find a built-in iron board, as this creator revealed here. This makes so much sense now!
Let's take a look at what TikTok thought it was.
TikToker @houseontwobitstreet posted,
"The old milk drop box!"
It could be, but there is no other door for the milkman to drop off the milk, so that's a "no."
And TikToker @lord_malort guessed,
Another person (@marielarolon29) suggested,
"Yup! That’s a garbage incinerator!"
Also too small for that and it wouldn't go anywhere.
Finally, some TikTokers figured it out.
TikToker @gus78901 wrote,
"My house was built in 1929 and I have the exact metal box. And built-in ironing board. It’s for the iron."
Yes, this would make more sense now.
And TikToker @calligo88 also wrote,
"It was used to store their hot irons when irons were made out of real iron."
We just learned something new!
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