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Lesser Known Names For Everyday Things

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It seems every little thing under the sun has a name, even if we’re not always aware of it. From the wire thing that holds the champagne cork in place (agraffe) to the web between your thumb and forefinger (purlicue)- they all have a name you don’t really need to know in order to understand the use.

However, if you’re someone who appreciates language and enjoys discovering new words to drop during casual conversation (or intense games of Scrabble) then you’ll love to learn 12 Enjoyable Names For Relatively Common Things.

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This classic article from mental_floss features the true title given to a group of rattlesnakes (rhumba) and the name of that little plastic table that helps keep the pizza box lid from sagging (box tent), plus ten more fun words to add to your mental collection.

Read more Enjoyable Names For Relatively Common Things here


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