33 Names of Things You Never Knew Had Names

Submitted by: CheezeLuv 10 years ago in
http://www.canongate.net/Lists/Words/33NamesOfThingsYouNeverKne

I got a paper cut on my purlicue once.
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Male 1,051
Dead link. :(
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Male 176
Ghetto=Piece of poo
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Female 73
i must be stupid i didnt know any of them lol
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Female 23
I feel so much more intelligent (not to mention a bit disturbed) having read this...
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Male 1,219
hey, these are kinda cool. I think I shall go to school telling people this stuff and make myself look smart ;P
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Female 112
Haha. I`m going to impress my friends with my grasp of English now. :-P
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Male 693
the armsaye! lol, cool.
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Female 104
err.. right.
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Female 108
useful very useful and I didn`t know most of them maybe because I don`t speak English very well
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Female 630
Well i already knew what a Hemidemisemiquaver was so it was TECHNICALLY only 32 words i didnt know.
Ha.
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Male 3,014
Minimus - The little finger or toe.

Everyone knows that those have a name. Of course, it is more common to call them pinkies.

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Female 92
i knew jarns, nittles, grawlix, and quimps cause i read a book called the lexicon of comicana, i think the dude that wrote it actually made up those words.
i also knew aglet for some reason...
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Female 797
Interesting
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Female 26
I didn`t know any of them :S But I thought an `octothorpe` (#) was called a hash...
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Female 99
~~~~~~~ NITTLES! lol
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Female 157
Ha when I have a child I`m gonna have to teach them these words just to screw around with the other childerns heads.
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Female 13
what a name :-/
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Female 1,382
HEMIDEMISEMIQUAVER - A 64th note. (A 32nd is a demisemiquaver, and a 16th note is a semiquaver.)

Totally learnt that when I was 8 in clarinet class :P

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Male 1,461
Oh jarns, nittles, grawlix and quimp, I`m beginning to feel a terrible wamble.
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Male 110
boring
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Male 144
What`s the name for a list like this???
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Male 732
What is so special about "DRAGÉES"?
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Female 137
mm I feel wiser now, ... but still bored
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Female 45
yum yum chewtie chewtie yum yum
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Female 670
MY COLUMELLA NASI HUTS

BTW I KNEW 4 & 9

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Female 170
I found this really interesting, although I already knew aglet, ferrule, minimus, octothorpe, peen and purlicue. I love unusual words.
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Female 1,007
Chanking sounds dirty.
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Female 492
I knew a few of those, including "zarf!"
Zarf is the coolest word ever! I found it in the Scrabble dictionary once.
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Male 74
lol
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Female 818
OCTOTHORPE SMASH!
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Male 1,420
"darn...i wanted to see weenus up here. for those of you that DONT no wat it is, its the little flab of skin on your elbow"
but this is supposed to be about words we DONT know. everybody knows what a weenus is, and if they dont, they couldnt care less anyway.
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Male 1,420
"Interesting..
It would have been a 4 if it had the name for the bit on the back of your knee."
but... there isnt one!
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Male 1,866
I knew a few, but i hate the way those words feel when you say them..
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Male 1,406
Only one I knew was aglet.
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Male 1,725
darn...i wanted to see weenus up here. for those of you that DONT no wat it is, its the little flab of skin on your elbow
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Female 2,552
I always wonder who makes up these names?
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Female 296
The only one I didn`t know was Nef...

I`m so sad...

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Male 6
Reminds me of the game Balderdash. There are tons of words in that game that most people have never heard of.
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Male 285
I was also looking for PHOSPHENES...

I was also looking for Philtrum (sp?) which is that little... notch or whatever between your nose and lips. Hugh Laurie has a big one.

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Female 1,984
#35: Interfenestration: 1) The space b/w two windows. 2) The art or process of arranging the openings in a wall.
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Female 1,984
I knew aglet (doesn`t EVERYONE?) and I believe I know zarf.

Hey, here`s number 34:
Tittle: The dot over the letter "i" and "j".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tittle

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Male 650
Rip off!! knew a lot of them already.
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Male 17
AMU "How many of us tried to look for "PHOSPHENES" when we read the definition.........or was it just me? :S"

Don`t worry, I did too. Even though I knew what they were talking about.

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Female 354
I get obdormition all the time.
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Female 600
Armsaye, because armhole is simply too hard to say.
Minimus? I think I`ll just stick with pinkie toe.
I knew 17 and 20. Pretty interesting actually. Just wht I need, more useless information.
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Female 305
i have a wamble
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Female 583
I knew 1 and 4.
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Male 610
"I knew aglet -_- why isnt it simply called an armhole???????"

Because it sounds like "non-nice individual"
I knew the ends of the shoelace one

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Male 2,605
Here`s a good one. The fraction bar in simple and complex fractions is known as a vinculum.
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Female 70
^Um... what?
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Male 1,142
i knew half of those things and if anyone thought anything didnt have names then your a drating moron.
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Male 988
a lot of those are just latin though!
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Female 172
i knew aglet -_- why isnt it simply called an armhole???????
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BTW,SheDevil_666, go to the commas thing, it`s cool!
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Female 607
I knew a heap of those so nyer nyer :-p

And "tittle" was there, I was expecting it to be... that`s the dot above the lower-case I...

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Female 415
Thank god! I have had so many sleepless nights wondering what the name for the armhole in my shirts was called! I am gonna sleep great tonight!
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Male 438
and i don`t have a Ophryon
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Male 438
I knew number 9
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Female 61
i knew agelt XD
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Male 4,246
"FERRULE - The metal band on a pencil that holds the eraser in place." Cool, I`ve always wondered about that!

And as for SPRAINTS - Otter dung: Why the hell isn`t it simply called `otter dung?`

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Female 27
It was interestin i thought but i resisted the urge to go to the link `famous commas`
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Female 119
How many of us tried to look for "PHOSPHENES" when we read the definition.........or was it just me? :S
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Male 1,385
I hate to disappoint, but I knew 4, 7, 22, 30, and 31 so that`s only 28
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Male 2,372
I like "defenestration" which is death by being thrown out a window...a là Braveart.
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Male 22
Interesting..
It would have been a 4 if it had the name for the bit on the back of your knee.
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Female 153
Link: 33 Names of Things You Never Knew Had Names [Rate Link] - I got a paper cut on my purlicue once.
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