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Oddly Precise Names for 11 Things You Never Knew Actually Had Names

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Yours, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. Oddly Precise Names for 11 Things You Never Knew Actually Had Names

    What's an aglet?
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    The plastic covering on the end of a shoelace

    What's a columella?
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    The bottom part of the nose that separates the nostrils

    What are drupelets?

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    What's a ferrule?
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    The metal band on the top of a pencil that holds an eraser in place

    What's a keeper?
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    The loop on a belt that holds the end in place after it has passed through the buckle

    What are pips?
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    The little bumps on the surface of a ping pong paddle

    What's a purlicue?
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    The space between the extended thumb and index finger


    What's a tragus?
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    The little lump of flesh in front of the ear canal

    What's an ulage?
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    The empty space between the bottle top and the liquid


    What are vibrassae?
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    A cat's whiskers

    What's an F-hole?
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    The S-shaped opening in a violin


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