We bet you don't know the English Names for these 20 'Everyday Things'!

For an instance, can you name what ‘the smell of earth after the rain’ is known as? Most of us cannot
 20 ‘Everyday Things’ which you see, but you...
India TV Buzz Desk New Delhi March 16, 2017 16:07 IST

 

Surprisingly, there are some things that fall within our visible range, and yet we don’t know the names for these objects. Say it ignorance or whatever, we never bothered to find out the names for these things. Let alone finding out the names, we didn’t know that these things even have names at first place! For an instance, can you name what ‘the smell of earth after the rain’ is known as? Most of us cannot. 
Here are some ‘Everyday Things’ and the ‘Lesser-Known English Words’ for them. 

Glabella - The space between your eyebrows is called a glabella.

Glabella Glabella

Petrichor - The way it smells after the rain is called petrichor.

PetrichorPetrichor

Aglet - The plastic or metallic coating at the end of your shoelaces is called an aglet.

agletaglet

Wamble - The rumbling of stomach is actually called a wamble.

WambleWamble

Vagitus - The cry of a new born baby is called a vagitus.

VagitusVagitus

Tines - The prongs on a fork are called tines.

TinesTines

Phosphenes - The sheen or light that you see when you close your eyes and press your hands on them are called phosphenes.

PhosphenesPhosphenes

Box Tent - The tiny plastic table placed in the middle of a pizza box is called a box tent.

Box TentBox Tent

Overmorrow - The day after tomorrow is called overmorrow.

Overmorrow Overmorrow

Minimus - Your tiny toe or finger is called minimus

MinimusMinimus

Agraffe - The wired cage that holds the cork in a bottle of champagne is called an agraffe.

AgraffeAgraffe

Vocables - The 'na na na' and 'la la la', which don't really have any meaning in the lyrics of any song, are called vocables.

VocablesVocables

Interrobang - When you combine an exclamation mark with a question mark (like this ?!), it is referred to as an interrobang.

InterrobangInterrobang

Columella Nasi - The space between your nostrils is called columella nasi.

Columella NasiColumella Nasi

Armscye - The armhole in clothes, where the sleeves are sewn, is called armscye.

ArmscyeArmscye

Dysania - The condition of finding it difficult to get out of the bed in the morning is called dysania.

DysaniaDysania

Griffonage - Unreadable hand-writing is called griffonage (Are you reading this dear doctors?)

GriffonageGriffonage

Tittle - The dot over an “i” or a “j” is called tittle.

TittleTittle

Crapulence - That utterly sick feeling you get after eating or drinking too much is called crapulence.

CrapulenceCrapulence

Brannock Device - The metallic device used to measure your feet at the shoe store is called Brannock device.

Brannock DeviceBrannock Device

 
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