It's probably the most universal of all foods and yet no one can seem to agree on what to call the ends of the humble loaf of bread.

US actor Stephen Mangan recently decided to ask Twitter users what word they used to refer to the ends of the bread.

Such a simple question, right? Wrong. The responses could not have been more varied.

In case you were wondering whether that is one universal way of referring to that part of the bread, here's your answer.