24 every day things you never knew actually had names

Published by Théophile Niyitegeka
On 6 May 2017 saa 02:03
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There are certain things that are part of your daily routine whose names you never knew.

Check them out below

1. Crapulence: that sick feeling you get after eating or drinking too much.

2. Griffonage: unreadable handwriting.

3. Barm: the foam on a beer.

4. Petrichor: the way it smells outside after rain.

5. Overmorrow: the day after tomorrow.

6. Dysania: the state of finding it hard to get out of bed in the morning.

7. Vocable: the ‘na na nas’ and ‘la la las’ in song lyrics that don’t have any meaning.

8. Gynecomastia: man-boobs

9. Phloem bundles: those long stringy things you see when peeling a banana.

10. Snellen chart: the chart you look at when you take an eye exam.

11. Morton’s toe: when your second toe is bigger than your big toe.

12. Defenestrate: to throw out of a window.

13. Minimus: your little toe or finger.

14. Agraffe: the wired cage that holds the cork in a bottle of champagne.

15. Philtrum: the groove located just below the nose and above the middle of the lips.

16. Punt: the bottom of a wine bottle.

17. Cornicione: the outer part of the crust on a pizza.

18. Nurdle: a tiny dab of toothpaste.

19. Chanking: spat-out food.

20. Tines: the prongs on a fork.

21. Vagitus: the cry of a newborn baby.

22. Glabella: the space between your eyebrows.

23. Purlicue: the space between the thumb and forefingers.

24. Wamble: stomach rumbling.

Source:Elcrema


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