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    Nov 25, 2015

    15 Weird Things You Never Knew There Were Words For

    They're eellogofusciouhipoppokunurious!

    1. Acersecomic:

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    Read the full definition here.

    2. Adoxography:

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    You can read more good writing on this small matter right here.

    3. Alectryomancy:

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    You can read more about how it was done right here.

    4. Anaphalantiasis:

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    You can read more about it here.

    5. Blype:

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    Apparently, the term originated in Scotland.

    6. Borborygmus:

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    Read more about ~rumbly guts~ here.

    7. Clinophobia:

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    Read more about it here.

    8. Diastema:

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    A "gap tooth," if you will.

    9. Eellogofusciouhipoppokunurious:

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    Here's the story of one person's adventures in finding the etymology of the word. And here are even more super-long words!

    10. Gamomania:

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    This source says the definition is obsolete, but no word truly is as long as you keep using it. Mwahaha.

    11. Hystricine:

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    Read about its etymology here.

    12. Ichthyocoprolite:

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    13. Jentacular:

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    Read more about it right on over here.

    14. Worsification:

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    Read an example here, and learn more about it and other odd words over here.

    15. Zenzizenzizenzic:

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    Learn more about this mathematical term over here.

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