Do you live with a robot vacuum cleaner named Vance, a coffee pot named Joe or another household item that you have given a special name? If so, you are far from alone. It is quite common for people to mention inanimate objects.
Giving human form or attributes to these things is called anthropomorphization . And with more people staying at home and buying new toys and stuff, there are more and more to mention. Earlier this year, we conducted an informal survey of our e-newsletter subscribers to see exactly what they have named (or anthropomorphized) around the house.
Check out the infographic below to see the results.
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Does the Wally washing machine or Frank fridge need to be replaced? (Sorry, guys, it was good while it lasted.) Check out our blog story on when to replace appliances and how to protect your home from problems that may arise from crockpots or your dryer.
How about a home inventory list to make sure all your "household" friends are reported? Making a list of what is in your home will only be helpful if you ever have a requirement and need to make a call. How to start your home inventory.
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