Did you know these things had names?

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*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 on a fork are called *tines.*

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

8. The 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 the lyrics of any song, are called *vocables.*

13. When you combine an exclamation mark with a question mark (like this… ?! ), it is referred
to as an *interrobang.*

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

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

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

17. Unreadable hand-writing is called *griffonage*

18. The dot over an “i” or a “j” is called *tittle.*

19. That utterly sick feeling you get after eating or drinking too much is called
*crapulence.*

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

How many did u get? Oya be the judge … don’t cheat o😁😁😁 let’s have fun!



1 Comment

Did you know these things had names? - Ifeoluwa Adeola - 8:57 pm

Amazing

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