Did You Know These Things Have Names?
- The space between your eyebrows is called a glabella.
- The way it smells after the rain is called petrichor.
- The plastic or metalic coating at the end of your shoelaces is called an aglet.
- The rumbling of your stomach is actually called a wamble.
- The cry of a newborn baby is called a vagitus.
- The prongs on a fork are called tines.
- The sheen or light you see when you close your eyes and press your hands on them is called phosphenes.
- The tiny plastic table placed in the middle of a pizza box is called a box tent.
- The day after tomorrow is called overmorrow.
- Your tiny toe or finger is called minimus.
- The wired cage that holds the cork in a bottle is called an agraffe.
- The 'na na na' and 'la la la', which don't really have any meaning in the lyrics of a song, are called vocables.
- When you combine an exclamation point with a question mark (like thisd ?!), it is referred to as an interrobang.
- The space between your nostrils is called columella nasi.
- The armhole in clothes, where the sleeves are sewn, is called armscye.
- The condition of finding it difficult to get out of bed in the morning is called dysania.
- Illegible handwriting is called griffonage.
- The dot over an 'i' or 'j' is called a tittle.
- That utterly sick feeling you get after eating or drinking too much is called crapulence.
- The metallic device used to measure your feet at the show store is called a Bannock Device.
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