Things You Didn’t Know Had A Specific Word

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  1. The space between your eyebrows is called a galbella.
  2. The way it smells after it rains is called petrichor.
  3. The plastic or metallic coating at the end of your shoelaces is called an aglet.
  4. When your stomach rumbles, that’s a wamble.
  5. The cry of a new born baby is called a vagitus.
  6. The prongs of a fork are called tines
  7. The sheen of light that you see when you closeyour eyes and press your hands on them is called phosphenes.
  8. The day after tomorrow is called overmorrow.
  9. Your little toe or finger is called the minimus
  10. The wired cage that holds the cork on a bottle of champagne is called a agraffe
  11. The wired cage that holds the cork on a bottle of champagne is called an agraffe.
  12. The “na na na” and “la la la”, which don’t really have any meanings in the lyrics of any song, are called vocables.
  13. When you combine a question mark with an exclamation mark (?!), it is referred to an 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.  Finding it difficult to get out of bed in the morning is called dysania.
  17.  Illegible handwriting is called griffonage
  18. The dot over an i or a j is called tittle.
  19.  That sick feeling you get after eating or drinking too much is called crapulence.
  20.  The metal thing used to measure your feet at the shoe store is called a Bonnock device