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Did You Know These Things Had Names? by silencer73(m): 1:50am On May 13, 2020
1. The space between your eyebrows is called a glaella.
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. Illegible 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 OF THE ABOVE DID YOU ALREADY KNOW?
#STAY_SAFE

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by osizi06(m): 2:18am On May 13, 2020
Ok. Very useful

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by DriggityDre: 3:57am On May 13, 2020
I guess I'm familiar with all of them.
You misspelled number 1. It is glabella with a 'B'

Number 4 (wamble) is actually a UK slang, like 'innit'.

Number 9 (overmorrow) is now archaic/obsolete. The word is rarely used.

You also misspelled number 20. It is brannock with an 'R'

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by femi4: 5:57am On May 13, 2020
What's the name of that two shoot out when you bend your back to do daddy showkey dance

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by kingvick09(m): 7:08am On May 13, 2020
silencer73:
1. The space between your eyebrows is called a glaella.
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. Illegible 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 OF THE ABOVE DID YOU ALREADY KNOW?
#STAY_SAFE
FRONTPAGE PLEASE

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by TheSourcerer: 7:10am On May 13, 2020
Good read , it doesn't matter if I knew then before,I know them now

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by MVLOX(m): 7:14am On May 13, 2020
This is good information....

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by Birdeyeview: 7:31am On May 13, 2020
I think the dysania feeling had disappeared after reading this.

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by YoungHope: 7:36am On May 13, 2020
If you want to be a real expert, do something beyond your boundaries.. A very interesting choice is the geometry dash which will give you a lot of comfort.

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by PrincessB1(f): 7:44am On May 13, 2020
Nice one
Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by Denique(f): 7:52am On May 13, 2020
This thread looks promising tongue
Don't interrobang me?! cool

Shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+/ writes an interrobang character. Toolbar button displays window of characters to choose.

Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by alphaRego01(m): 8:07am On May 13, 2020
I refuse the oyibo people from filling my head with what i dont need to know

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by Quinex2(f): 8:08am On May 13, 2020
The first time I heard someone say "overmorrow", I called it gibberish. It makes some sense now.

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by cassidy1996(m): 8:26am On May 13, 2020
wow

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by jericco1(m): 8:28am On May 13, 2020
I'll save this for later

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by segzybeez(m): 8:37am On May 13, 2020
Number is glabella not glaella

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by iiamharkinwaley: 8:57am On May 13, 2020
cool

Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by AbleBouncer: 9:26am On May 13, 2020
Quite educative.
but that line in between the buttocks, what do you call it.

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by oluwasegun007(m): 9:38am On May 13, 2020
Jesu...


I only know about no 4

shocked shocked
Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by professore(m): 10:36am On May 13, 2020
Number one is actually called glabella. Nice one op.

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by jom28gy(m): 10:37am On May 13, 2020
Good research
Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by missimelda01(f): 11:21am On May 13, 2020
Something similar has hit the front page before now.
Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by danielistics(m): 11:58am On May 13, 2020
I already know 2,7,9,18. Thanks for the post.

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by estyvino(m): 12:37pm On May 13, 2020
silencer73:
1. The space between your eyebrows is called a glaella.
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. Illegible 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 OF THE ABOVE DID YOU ALREADY KNOW?
#STAY_SAFE
Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by Roon9(m): 12:48pm On May 13, 2020
The speed with which BBQ guy defends bubu's ineptitude is called what?

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by Lyydia(f): 1:40pm On May 13, 2020
Nice one op, I learnt something today

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by nateDZA(m): 2:05pm On May 13, 2020
Roon9:
The speed with which BBQ guy defends bubu's ineptitude is called what?
Gra! Gra! wink

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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by osamz007: 2:21pm On May 13, 2020
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Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by Ayomarcel(m): 3:12pm On May 13, 2020
DriggityDre:
I guess I'm familiar with all of them.
You misspelled number 1. It is glabella with a 'B'

Number 4 (wamble) is actually a UK slang, like 'innit'.

Number 9 (overmorrow) is now archaic/obsolete. The word is rarely used.

You also misspelled number 20. It is brannock with an 'R'


You are actually wrong about "Wamble".
Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by Nobody: 3:44pm On May 13, 2020
This is very enlightening! I knew some already...
Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by rukell(m): 3:59pm On May 13, 2020
that line between the buttocks is called butaline
Re: Did You Know These Things Had Names? by rukell(m): 4:01pm On May 13, 2020
but that line in between the buttocks, what do you call it.
it is called butaline.

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