15 ordinary things you never knew had names

The space between eyebrows, prongs on forks, even beer foam - all these things turned out to have specific names you've definitely never heard of. Read on to find out which well-known concepts also have quite little-known names.

Did you know any of these words before? Which of them surprised you? Would you use the words from the list in your everyday speech?

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Darlene Davidson
I enjoyed this. Griffonage is what you call a doctor's handwriting.
Dec 20, 2020 12:45PM
Don Agey
I did not know #s 2, 8, 10 n 12 this was fun and educational
Oct 15, 2021 5:30PM
Rajat Sankar Paul
Two of them I heard of aglet & ferrule and knew their use. The rest was interesting
Oct 7, 2021 4:34AM
Bruce Cassamajor
Bruce Cassamajor, Gribooyage or Griboyage
Oct 4, 2021 1:38PM
Bruce Cassamajor
Darlene Davidson, Gribooyage.
Oct 4, 2021 1:38PM
Gill Brown
Am always singing mondegreens 😂😂
Sep 28, 2021 7:22AM
Pam Bragg
Thingammybob—always work for me!
Sep 23, 2021 9:59PM
Isagani Isidro Sogocio
Griffonage, a doctor's handwriting. I am accord with Darlene. Words are educational and interesting. Thank you very much! Quizzclub.
Sep 9, 2021 1:44PM
Thanks! That was really interesting and educational!!
Aug 30, 2021 10:28PM
Pat Salloum
Personally, I generally refer to the doodad on the whatnot.....but interesting!
Aug 21, 2021 4:31PM
Dennis Wray
Very interesting to hear new word meanings.
Jun 28, 2021 7:32PM
I knew about half of these but it's great to learn some interesting new ones. "Barm" was the most surprising, I'd say. I thought it was just called the "Head". Wonderful, thanks for sharing.
Mar 19, 2021 7:24PM
Shelley Durocher
Steve Tingle, I've heard a similar origin for Mondegreen. From 'laid him on the green' in the ballad, "The Bonny Earl of Murray."
Jan 13, 2021 5:52AM
Veronica Luby-Hoey
Learned a few new words there,thank you !!
Jan 12, 2021 4:27PM
dr mmbryantmcguire
Most words I knew because of my Spelling Bee studies. It was great to see them. My four year old son will know these words and more. Thanks again for sharing this and please do this on a regular basis.
Dec 9, 2020 7:07AM

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