Monday, July 17, 2017
The Names Of Things You Did Not Know Had Names
Aglet: the plastic covering on the end of a shoelace.
Arnsate: the hole in a shirt or sweater through which you put your hand or arm.
Buccula: a person's double chin.
Drupelets: the bums on raspberries.
Eyes: the holes in Swiss cheese.
Gruntle: a pig's snout.
Lalochezia: the use of swearing to relieve stress or pain.
Lunt: a puff of smoke such as that produced when someone smokes a pipe.
Nemophilia: the love of spending time in forests.
Ophyron: the space between your eyebrows.
Pandiculation: the act of stretching and yawning.
Tines: the prongs on a fork.
Vibrissae: a cat's whiskers.