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People On Twitter Are Freaking Out About This Life-Changing Corn Hack

We've been struggling with teeth for no reason all this time.

Posted on July 19, 2017, at 8:49 a.m. ET

A Japanese Twitter user went viral last month after he discovered a genius hack people in Hokkaido have been using to eat corn on the cob.

His tweet about his discovery has racked up almost 40,000 retweets.


"The thing that shocked me the most after moving to Hokkaido was how they eat corn."

First, you create some space by emptying a row of kernels.


Then place your thumb over a row of kernels.


And push it toward the space.




You can then pick the kernels up or tip them onto a plate or a bowl.


Repeat and you end up with a cob looking like this.


People were shook.

@alovesun @akito19980928 ไฝ•ใ“ใ‚Œใ™ใ”( '-' )

"omg what is this ( โ€˜-โ€™ )"

Their lives were changed.

@alovesun ่‡ชๅˆ†ใ€ใƒ“ใƒผใƒใƒผใฟใŸใ„ใซ้ฝงใ‚Šใพใใฃใจใ‚‹ใ‘ใฉไปŠๅบฆใ‹ใ‚‰ใ“ใ†ใ‚„ใฃใฆ้ฃŸในใพใ™ใ‚ใ€‚

"I usually nibble like a beaver, but Iโ€™ll eat it like this from next time."

While others shared their own hacks for how to eat corn on the cob.

@alovesun @kfmcgpwl ้“ๆฐ‘ใงใ™ใŒใ€ๅŒ…ไธใง็ฒ’ใฎ้ƒจๅˆ†ใ‚’ใ™ในใฆๅˆ‡ใ‚Š่ฝใจใ—ๆ‰‹ใ‹ใ‚‰้ฃŸในใ‚‹ๆดพใงใฃใ™w

"Iโ€™m from Hokkaido, but I cut off all the kernels with a knife and eat them with my hands lol."

Here's a side-by-side comparison of what the cob looks like eaten normally with teeth versus using the hack.


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