Sunday, October 4, 2020

Did You Know These Things Had Names

 1. The space between your eyebrows is called a glabella.

2. The way it smells after the rain is called petrichor.

3. The plastic or metallic coating at the end of your shoelaces is called an aglet.

4. The rumbling of stomach is actually called a wamble.

5. The cry of a new born baby is called a vagitus.

6.  The prongs of a fork are called tines.

7.  The sheen of light that you see when you close your eyes and press your hands on them is called phosphenes.

8.  Then tiny plastic table placed in the middle of a pizza box is called a box tent.

9.  The day after tomorrow is called overmorrow.

10.Your tiny toe or finger is called minimus.

11.The wired cage that holds the cork in a bottle of champagne is called an agraffe.

12.  The 'na na na' and 'la la la' which don't really have any meaning in a lyric of any song are called vocables.

13. When you combine an exclamation mark with a questions mark (!?) it is referred to as an interrobang.

14. The space between your nostrils is called columella nasi. 

15. The armholes in clothes, where where the sleeves are sewn is called armscye.

16.  The condition of finding it difficult to get out of bed in the morning is called 


17. Illegible handwriting is called griffonage.

18. The dot over an "i" or a "j" is called tittle.

19. The utterly sick feeling you get after eating or drinking is called crapulence.

20. The metallic device used to measure your feet at the shoe store is called Bannock device. 

How many of the above did you already know?





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