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15 Weird Things You Never Knew There Were Words For

They're eellogofusciouhipoppokunurious!

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1. Acersecomic:

Read the full definition here.
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Read the full definition here.

2. Adoxography:

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

3. Alectryomancy:

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

4. Anaphalantiasis:

You can read more about it here.
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You can read more about it here.

5. Blype:

Apparently, the term originated in Scotland.
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Apparently, the term originated in Scotland.

6. Borborygmus:

Read more about ~rumbly guts~ here.
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Read more about ~rumbly guts~ here.

7. Clinophobia:

Read more about it here.
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Read more about it here.

8. Diastema:

A "gap tooth," if you will.
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A "gap tooth," if you will.

9. Eellogofusciouhipoppokunurious:

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

This source says the definition is obsolete, but no word truly is as long as you keep using it.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This source says the definition is obsolete, but no word truly is as long as you keep using it.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

Read about its etymology here.
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Read about its etymology here.

12. Ichthyocoprolite:

Yup, old fish poop.
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13. Jentacular:

Read more about it right on over here.
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Read more about it right on over here.

14. Worsification:

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

15. Zenzizenzizenzic:

Learn more about this mathematical term over here.
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Learn more about this mathematical term over here.

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