Weird Words

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  1. Armscyes
    the armholes on a shirt.
  2. Ferrule
    the protective point or knob at the end of an umbrella
  3. glabella
    the space between the eyebrows
  4. hammerspace
    the place where items are pulled from when coming out of nowhere in a cartoon
  5. lemniscates
    the name for the shape of the infinity sign
  6. noid
    the tiny wait tables that come in pizza boxes
  7. petrichor
    • how it smells after it rains (that clean, greenish smell when rain lands on dry ground)
    • sabermetrics
    • the statistical and mathematical analysis of baseball records
  8. scroop
    the rustling, swooshy sound ballgowns make
  9. tittle the dot over an i or a j
  10. wamble
    the sound of your stomach rumbling.
  11. Lunule
    The white, crescent shaped part at the top of a nail.
  12. Crepuscular Rays
    Rays of sunlight coming from a certain point in the sky
  13. Muntin
    The strip separating window panes
  14. Mortons Toe
    When your second toe is bigger than your big toe
  15. Desire Path
    A path created by natural means, simply because it is the shortest or most easily navigated way.
  16. Semantic Satiation
    What happens when you say a word for so long that it loses its meaning
  17. Skeuomorph
    A design feature copied from a similar artifact in another material, even when not functionally necessary. For example, rivets on jeans, copper color on pennies, the shutter sound on a digital camera, and the pointless handle above.
  18. Paresthesia
    The pins and needles feeling you get when part of your body falls asleep. Bonus! This is known as obdormition.
  19. Phosphenes
    The lights you see when you close your eyes and press your hands to them.
  20. Feat
    A dangling piece of curly hair.
  21. Rectal Tenesmus
    The feeling of incomplete defecation. Weve all been there.
  22. Dysania
    The state of finding it hard to get out of the bed in the morning.
  23. Mondegreen
    Misheard lyrics.
  24. Petrichor
    The it smells outside after rain.
  25. Purlicue
    The space between the thumb and the forefingers.
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Weird Words
2012-05-24 17:37:57
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