20 Incredible “Did You Know” Facts That Will Astonish You-Fun facts, Did you know, Facts


20 Incredible “Did You Know” Facts That Will Astonish You

  •  The space between your eyebrows is called a glabella.
  •  The way it smells after the rain is called petrichor.
  •  The plastic or metallic coating at the end of your shoelaces is called an aglet.
  •  The rumbling of stomach is actually called a wamble.
  •  The cry of a new born baby is called a vagitus.
  • The prongs on a fork are called tines.
  • The sheen or light that you see when you close your eyes and press your hands on them is called phosphenes.
  • The tiny plastic table placed in the middle of a pizza box is called a box tent.
  • The day after tomorrow is called overmorrow.
  • Your tiny toe or finger is called minimus.
  • The wired cage that holds the cork in a bottle of champagne is called an agraffe.
  • The ‘na na na’ and ‘la la la’, which don’t really have any meaning in the lyrics of any song, are called vocables.
  • When you combine an exclamation mark with a question mark (like this ?!), it is referred to as an interrobang.
  • The space between your nostrils is called columella nasi.
  • The armhole in clothes, where the sleeves are sewn, is called armscye.
  • The condition of finding it difficult to get out of the bed in the morning is called dysania.
  • Illegible hand-writing is called Griffonage.
  • The dot over an “i” or a “j” is called tittle.
  • That utterly sick feeling you get after eating or drinking too much is called Crapulence.
  • The metallic device used to measure your feet at the shoe store is called Bannock device.
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