Let’s all be honest, you always find yourself holding on to that handle on the ceiling when you’re a passenger in a car. It’s just second nature to hold on to it for some reason. And yet not a lot of people know what it is for, or at least, never cared to wonder. But as usual, Twitter chimed in.
It all kicked off when an 18-year-old Twitter user named Aimee took it to Twitter recently and shared this tweet.
serious question, what the fuck is this for? pic.twitter.com/ecsyRdX2Dy
— aimee (@ShineMyGold) September 28, 2017
And don’t worry, Aimme, because Twitter arrived with its theories. Check out some of the best and funniest ones below.
to keep your armpits fresh when you roll the windows down on a hot day
— moira (@sadm8s) September 30, 2017
In Texas everyone knows it’s the “oh shit” handle
— travo (@Traviserickso14) September 29, 2017
When you beating the vaginal area she has to hold it
— rock lee (@ShawnNoCarter) September 29, 2017
It’s the Marty Grip. When you hit 88mph and the flux capacitor kicks in, you want to make sure you end up at same spot as vehicle. #RealTalk
— Un13ashed Mind (@Un13ashedMind) September 29, 2017
This is what your mom holds onto when she likes to be dramatic while youre driving
— Jessica Romano (@_jessicaromano_) September 29, 2017
For my mom to dramatically grab when I’m going 26 in a 25 https://t.co/2RpSpAWZuE
— Taylor Myers (@TaylorRaee23) October 1, 2017
Oh shit bar
— Shelbs (@shelby_clever) October 3, 2017
You hold onto it when that one friend you have claims they can drive
— Tia (@MunchiieTheking) September 28, 2017
It’s for starting the car. You grab it and pull it as hard as you can. Just like your starting a lawn mower.
— desarmx (@desarmie_) September 30, 2017
Oh shit handles ..to hold on if driver is getting to crazy
— RedNite_Exclusives (@RnExclusives) September 28, 2017
Or perhaps it’s for…
Pretty sure it’s a dry cleaning hook as well as leverage to assist elderly or injured individuals with getting in and out of the car
— KimmyKasị (@Kimmykasi) September 28, 2017
Eh, I don’t think that’s the reason.