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27 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names

Scrabble will never be the same.

1. Glabella / Via

The space between the eyebrows. You are now looking at Ryan Gosling's glabella. Congrats.

2. Vagitus / Via

The cry of a newborn baby.

3. Chanking / Via

Spat-out food.

4. Zarf / Via

The sleeve on the outside of a coffee cup.

5. Plume


The paper ribbon at the top of Hershey's Kiss.

6. Darkle / Via

The opposite of "sparkle." To become dark.

7. Souffle Cup / Via

Ketchup/condiment cup.

8. Snollygoster / Via

A person guided by personal advantage rather than consistent principles. See: every politician ever.

9. Natiform / Via

Something that looks like a butt.

10. Tintinnabulation / Via

The ringing of bells.

11. Columella nasi / Via

The space between the nostrils. You are now looking at Justin Bieber's columella nasi.

12. Rhinorrhea

13. Punt / Via

The bottom of a wine bottle.

14. Jamais vu

What happens when you say a word for so long that it loses its meaning. Limit limit limit limit limit limit limit limit limit.

15. Misophonia

Getting mad at someone for eating or breathing too loudly (among other things). It's also a brain disorder.

16. Brannock Device / Via

The thing used to measure your feet at the shoe store.

17. River


The white spaces that randomly line up in a paragraph of text.

18. Nurdle / Via

A tiny dab of toothpaste.

19. The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon


When you see something for the first time and then start to see it EVERYWHERE.

20. Collywobbles


Butterflies in your stomach.

21. Clover Mite


The tiny red bug found on concrete and bricks.

22. Keeper


The loop on a belt that keeps the end in place after it has passed through the buckle.

23. Frisson


The chills you get when listening to a really good piece of music. Or just anything really good.

24. Overmorrow


The day after tomorrow.

25. Grawlix


The %#$&@ in comics, or anything else, used in place of a curse word. Also called jarns, nittles, and quimp.

26. Rasceta

Via Flickr: natalia_merveilles

The lines on the inside of your wrist.

27. L'esprit d'escalier or "stairway wit" / Via

The moment after an argument when you think of a good comeback, but it's way too late.

Congratulations, you now know everything! That feeling in your stomach? That's the collywobbles of knowledge.

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