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

Discussion in 'General Chat' 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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