I don't understand any of this. I'm trying to win a contest. I can be found in clothing, canned goods, stores, libraries, storage bins, and schools. What am I?


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    $\begingroup$ Are the first 2 lines part of the riddle? $\endgroup$ – aBeginnerInC May 23 '15 at 1:23
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    $\begingroup$ My guess: "Matter" $\endgroup$ – Spikatrix May 23 '15 at 13:09
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    $\begingroup$ You are....a poorly written riddle. $\endgroup$ – Greg May 23 '15 at 22:15

I'm guessing


Clothings have

Brand label

Canned goods have

That piece of paper wrapped around it.

Stores has

Price labels

Library uses

Labels on each book for the call number

Storage bin has

Labels to mark what's inside


School kids have labels on their belongings.


My guess is:

Atoms. They are found in everything you mentioned.

  • $\begingroup$ To the people downvoting, tell me why. I'm not sure what part of my answer doesn't fit the riddle. $\endgroup$ – CyanogenCX May 24 '15 at 14:50
  • $\begingroup$ Would it be possible for you to edit this answer to include a detailed explanation, given the information in the question? $\endgroup$ – Aza May 27 '15 at 2:41
  • $\begingroup$ I mean if you look at the answer, I'm not sure what explanation is needed unless the person doesn't know what the thing is that I mentioned in the answer. $\endgroup$ – CyanogenCX May 27 '15 at 4:37
  • $\begingroup$ Hmm... now that I look more closely at it, I do see the issue. My apologies! $\endgroup$ – Aza May 27 '15 at 5:54
  • $\begingroup$ All good, probably just people angry that I have such a general answer, but it fits the guidelines so w/e. $\endgroup$ – CyanogenCX May 27 '15 at 21:49

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