Covers and Seals

I know someone who used to run Tupperwear parties, and she was always correcting me on my incorrect use of the word ‘lid’ – apparently Tupperwear don’t actually DO lids, they do either covers or seals. Apparently a cover… well, covers the vessel in question and a seal… um, actually seals the stuff in… But in my book both covers and seals are still types of lids, so there we go… πŸ™‚

Stream of Consciousness Saturday: Lid

12 thoughts on “Covers and Seals

  1. We always called them lids. I’m not sure about companies that require you to use their language. When forced to buy coffee at Starbucks, I order a ‘medium’ – with room under the lid for milk πŸ™‚

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    1. I think it was to do with making sure the customers knew what they were buying – something airtight and watertight required a seal rather than just a cover, so it probably saved them a lot of time with returning unsuitable orders or whatever πŸ™‚

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