November 27, 2013 |
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The space between your thumb and pointing finger.
It’s the dot over every lowercase “i” and “j”.
This is the name for the little spiky revolving things on the back of a cowboy’s spurs.
The metal part on your pencil.
Sometimes known as a tassle, liripipe just sounds a lot cooler.
Thanks to the internet, by now most people know that the plastic thing at the end of your shoelace is an aglet.
The lines on the back of your wrist
It’s the back end of the hammer, the round part you never use.
The poop of an otter
A pea sized bit of toothpaste
Also known as Greek foot this is when your big toe is shorter than your second toe.
You probably always called it by its more popular name…the pound sign.
The paper strip coming out of the top of every Hershey’s Kiss ever.
It’s the thing that splits your nostrils.
If you have ever rung bells then you were engaging in tintinnabulation.
It’s the cardboard around your coffee cup.
The groove between your lips and your nose
The part of a belt that holds the end in place when it is wrapped around.
Every time you mishear something like a song lyrics you are experiencing mandegreen.
The thing you always use to measure your foot at the shoe store actually has a name.
Those lights you see when you close your eyes really hard
Here’s another symbol with an unnecessarily confusing name that you always just knew as the “infinity sign”.
The technical name for the armhole in clothing.
This is the correct term for any food you spit out of your mouth.
Whenever you do something crazy and feel a rush of excitement you are experiencing a “frisson”.
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