Interesting Words for Common Things by IrwinK

Champion(s):

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Runner(s)-Up:

DoyleE
Oscar Wilde said, "One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead." I should've been the one to get to say that.


Quiz Description

Given the description, put the interesting (rare, obscure, etc.) ONE word that has that definition.

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Questions:

The dot over an 'i' or a 'j'.

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tittle

The lines on the inside of the wrist.

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rasceta

The prongs of a fork.

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tine(s)

The groove located just below the nose and above the middle of the lips.

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philtrum

The plastic or metal coating at the end of a shoelace.

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aglet

The strip separating window panes.

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muntin

The space between the eyebrows.

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glabella

The pound (#) button on a telephone.

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octothorpe

The small, triangular pink area on the inside corner of the eye.

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caruncula

Separating a word into two for effect and inserting a modifier in the middle; e.g. abso-freakin'-lutely.

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tmesis

The space in a wine bottle not occupied by wine.

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ullage

The white, crescent shaped part at the top of a finger or toe nail.

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lunule