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13 Everyday Things With Not Normal Names

There's a name for everything. Seriously. We tip our hats to those everyday things that we never knew could have such funky names. MINI. NOT NORMAL.

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1. Minimus

Your littlest toe.
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Your littlest toe.

2. Glabella

The space between the eyebrows and above the nose.
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The space between the eyebrows and above the nose.

3. Lemniscate

The infinity symbol.
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The infinity symbol.

4. Zarf

The cardboard sleeves that protect your hands from piping hot coffee.
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The cardboard sleeves that protect your hands from piping hot coffee.

5. Phosphene

The lights you see when you close your eyes and rub them.
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The lights you see when you close your eyes and rub them.

6. Tines

The prongs on a fork.
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The prongs on a fork.

7. Frisson

The chills you get from hearing some awesome music.
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The chills you get from hearing some awesome music.

8. Phloem Bundles

The annoying string-like things that you encounter while peeling a banana.
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The annoying string-like things that you encounter while peeling a banana.

9. Petrichor

The scent of rain on dry earth.
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The scent of rain on dry earth.

10. Aglet

The small plastic or metal sheathing at the end of a shoelace.
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The small plastic or metal sheathing at the end of a shoelace.

11. Interrobang

The combination of a question and exclamation mark.
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The combination of a question and exclamation mark.

12. Lacrimal caruncle

The small, pink nodule on the inner corner of the eye.
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The small, pink nodule on the inner corner of the eye.

13. Dysania

The state of not wanting to get out of bed in the morning. In other words every morning.
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The state of not wanting to get out of bed in the morning. In other words every morning.

We tip our hats to those everyday things that we never knew could have such funky names. MINI. NOT NORMAL.

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