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mickeyd 03-13-2013 06:12 PM

27 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names
 
27 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names


Scrabble will never be the same.


1. Glabella

The space between the eyebrows.

2. Vagitus

The cry of a newborn baby.

3. Chanking

Spat-out food.

4. Zarf

The sleeve on the outside of a coffee cup.

5. Niggly Wiggly

The paper ribbon at the top of Hershey's Kiss.

6. Darkle

The opposite of "sparkle." To become dark.

7. Souffle Cup

Ketchup/condiment cup.

8. Snollygoster

A person guided by personal advantage rather than consistent principles. See: every politician ever.

9. Natiform

Something that looks like a butt.

10. Tintinnabulation

The ringing of bells.

11. Columella nasi

The space between the nostrils.

12. Rhinorrhea

Runny nose.

13. Punt

The bottom of a wine bottle.

14. Jamais vu

What happens when you say a word for so long that it loses its meaning. Limit limit limit limit limit limit limit limit limit.

15. Misophonia

Getting mad at someone for eating or breathing too loudly (among other things). It's also a brain disorder.
16. Brannock Device

The thing used to measure your feet at the shoe store.

17. River

The white spaces that randomly line up in a paragraph of text.


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