You Had No Idea These Everyday Things Had Names. Especially #15.

To all you Scrabble nerds out there!

1. Leptosome

A person with a slender, thin, or frail body.

Image: Greg Brian

2. Lunula

The half moon shape at the base of the nail.

Image: Beauty by the Geeks

3. Ferrule

The metal part on a pencil.

Image: Flickr

4. Tittle

The dot over an "i" or "j".

5. Morton's toe

When the second toe is bigger than the big toe.

Image: Flickr

6. Arms akimbo

A posture when hands are placed on the hips.

Image: Timothy Carey

7. Desire path.

A path created by natural means, a shortcut.

Image: Flickr

8. Feat

A dangling piece of curly hair.

Image: Thirty Hairstyle

9. Paresthesia

The tingling, tickling feeling of pins and needles when a part of the body falls asleep.

Image: Pory-Energen

10. Montivagant

Wandering over hills and mountains.

Image: Flickr

11. Phosphenes

Light flashes you see when you shut your eyes.

Image: DeviantArt

12. Wamble

Rumbling sound your stomach makes.

Image: Flickr

13. Dysania

The state when you find it hard to get out of the bed in the morning.

Image: Friedrich Kunath

14. Mondegreen

Mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase.

Source: Pleated Jeans

15. Vernalagnia

A romantic mood brought on by Spring.

Image: Flickr

16. Petrichor

The way it smells outside after rain.

Image: Flickr

17. Philtrum

The grove below the nose and above the middle of the lips.

Image: Flickr

18. Purlicue

Space between the thumb and the forefingers.

Image: Flickr

19. Tarantism

A disorder characterized by an uncontrollable urge to dance.

Source: Giphy

20. Aglet

The plastic or metal coating on a shoelace.

Image: Wikipedia

(via Imgur and The Project Twins)



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