Saturday 19 August 2017



1. The space between your eyebrows is called a glabella.

2. Petrichor - The way it smells after the rain is called petrichor.

3. Aglet - The plastic or metallic coating at the end of your shoelaces is called an aglet.

4. Wamble - The rumbling of stomach is actually called a wamble.

5. Vagitus - The cry of a new born baby is called a vagitus.

6. Tines - The prongs on a fork are called tines.

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

8. Box Tent - The tiny plastic table placed in the middle of a pizza box is called a box tent.

9. Overmorrow - The day after tomorrow is called overmorrow.

10. Minimus - Your tiny toe or finger is called minimus.

11. Agraffe - The wired cage that holds the cork in a bottle of champagne is called an agraffe.

12. Vocables - 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. Interrobang - When you combine an exclamation mark with a question mark (like this ?!), it is referred to as an interrobang.

14. Columella Nasi - The space between your nostrils is called columella nasi.

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

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

17. Griffonage - Unreadable hand-writing is called griffonage (Are you reading this dear doctors?)

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

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

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


Let me confess, i was knowing none.