Always Be Knolling

Via BoingBoing, a verb for all seasons: knoll. I drew a blank with knoll in this sense on the usual dictionary sites, but Wikipedia is hep to it, as is Urban Dictionary, admittedly with a few dubious variants.

Cory sez, "Knolling is 'the process of arranging like objects in parallel or 90 degree angles as a method of organization.' It was coined by Andrew Kromelow, a janitor who worked for Frank Gehry."

Funny, I don't often think of right angles when somebody says "Frank Gehry," but now you know how to knoll. Put that in your mise en place.

Lest you think this is some niche OCD lifehack, try a Flickr search for knolling. Apparently there is extra credit for organizing the knolled items by type, size and/or color, too. I certainly can't argue with that.

Knoll on.

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