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Sunday, August 20, 2017

20 Things You May Not Have Known Has A Name

In the sidebar, there is something that talks about a habit I always have and I hate! But I had no idea it had a specific name! LOL! But it inspired me to make this kind of a post. These are some things you may have known existed, but did not know the technical name of.

1. Cerumen

This is the technical name for common ear wax.

2. Philtrum


This is the name of the little indentation between your nose and upper lip.

3. Bruxism


This is the name of the habit of gnashing your teeth. I do this all the time and I hate it!!

4. Tittle

This is the technical name for the dot above the lower-case I and J.

5. Muntin


This is what the strip that separates window panes is called.

6. Ferrule


This is the metal part that holds the eraser to the pencil.

7. Petrichor


The earthy scent that accompanies the first rainfall after a period of dry, hot weather.

8. Aglet


This is the plastic that tips your shoe laces.

9. Glabella


This is what the space between your eyebrows is called.

10. Overmarrow


You could say this instead of saying "the day after tomorrow".

11. Tines


These are the prongs on a fork.

12. Dysania


This is the feeling you have when you can't get out of bed in the morning.

13. Crapulence


Yes, this is a real word! It's the feeling you get after you've eaten or drank too much.

14. Interrobang


A now common symbol that represents the use of both a question mark and an exclamation point. As in when I say "What the fuck?!"

15. Octothorpe


This is the actual proper name for the pound sign or hashtag.

16. Paresthesia


The proper word for that "pins and needles" feeling.

17. Mondegreen


This is actually the technical term for misheard song lyrics. Though some doughnuts are so good they actually do make my brown eyes blue! LOL!

18. Phloem bundles


This is what those pesky, stringy tissues are on a banana.

19. Griffonage


This is the technical term for unreadable handwriting.

20. Rasceta


This is the technical name for the lines that are visible inside your wrist.
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