Can openers are such an essential part of a kitchen that they are taken for granted. If you dislike the one you have there’s no reason to suffer with it: there are many different models now available.
Cans (aka tins) are metal containers (usually cylindrical but not necessarily) in which food or drink is hermetically sealed for storage over long periods of time. They come in different sizes; sometimes the size designations are used as units of measurement in recipes.
A Pullman can is called “Pullman” because its long rectangle shape looks like a railway car. It’s not a standard can size, though. The length can vary from 20 to 50 cm (8 inches to 20 inches.) The other dimensions can vary as well: 10 x 10 cm (4 inches tall x 4 inches wide),…