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13 Useful Words You Didn't Know Existed

These words are like a delightful little discovery for your brain! Keep the delight going by saving money with GEICO.

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6. Did you know there's a word for the metal part of the pencil you can't help but chew?

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“A ring or cap usually of metal put around a slender shaft (as a cane or a tool handle) to strengthen it or prevent splitting.”

10. How about a word for the part of your shoe that gets stepped on?

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“The part of a shoe upper or boot upper covering especially the forepart of the foot and sometimes also extending forward over the toe or backward to the back seam of the upper.”

There’s a word for everything! What other discoveries can you find?

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