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10 Things You Probably Didn't Know That Have Names.

Things you never knew had names

1. The semi circle shape at the base of our fingernail.

The semi circle shape at the base of our fingernail in medical terms is called the Lunula. In Latin word which implies 'Moon-like'.

2. Pins and needle feeling.

The pins and needle feeling you sometimes get is called paresthesia.

3. The cardboard sleeve on coffee cups.

The cardboard sleeve on coffee cups is called a Zarf.

4. The infinity symbol

The infinity symbol is actually a called a lemniscate.

5. Barm

The foam on top of beer called a barm.

6. Dysania

Dysania is the state of finding it hard to get out of bed in the morning. I think we can all relate to this one.

7. Souffle Cup.

The small cups which contain ketchup and condiments is called the Souffle cup.

8. Error arising from mishearing a spoken or sung phrase.

A misheard song lyrics is actually called a mondegreen.

9. Glabella

The space between your eyebrows is called the glabella.

10. The box Tent

The tiny white table you see on pizza boxes is called the box tent.

How many of these did you know? How many did you not know? Let me know in the comments

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