Top 10 Things You Won't Believe Have Names

The Top Ten
1 Something that resembles a butt - Natiform
2 Misheard song lyrics - Mondegreen

It originated from a lyric that was heard as "Laid him on the green."

3 The way it smells outside after rain - Petrichor

I heard of this word for the first time thanks to the song "Of Petrichor Weaves Black Noise" by Ne Obliviscaris.

Yup, extreme metal lyrics are... educational and poetic.

4 ?! - Interrobang

I'm very pleased and surprised that I'm using interrobangs so much?!?!?!

Why can't I stop using interrobangs so much?!?!

There's a combined symbol for the interrobang.

5 Unreadable handwriting - Griffonage

My dyslexic friend Charles has such complex griffonage that one joked it looks like Japanese!

I've never heard of this, but I think I suffer greatly from it.

6 The pound (#) button on a telephone - Octothorpe

Every time I go onto a user's profile, the URL says "#Username." I hope that's not an instruction.

Octothorpe was invented by an octopus.

7 The state of finding it hard to get out of the bed in the morning - Dysania

Dysania happens to me on school mornings. Luckily, I'm on summer break and will be in 6th grade in August.

Now I know how to make my condition sound more serious.

Who even bothered to name this stuff?

8 The space between your eyebrows - Glabella

I'm familiar with this term. It is used for the part of the exoskeleton between the eyes of trilobites. Now I've learned that it's also used for humans.

Rainbow's album Straight Between the Eyes could be renamed to Straight into the Glabella.

I hope that the CIA won't put a red dot on my glabella, which would make them consider me an evil genius.

9 A disorder characterized by an uncontrollable urge to dance - Tarantism
10 The "you are here" sign - Ideolocator
The Contenders
11 The white, crescent shaped part of the nail - Lunule

"Luna" plus a diminutive suffix, so it means "little moon." That's so cute!

12 When you separate a word into two for effect - Tmesis
13 When your second toe is bigger than your big toe - Morton's toe
14 The "na na nas" and "la la las" in song lyrics - Vocable

That most meaningful part of the lyrics...

15 The day after tomorrow - Overmorrow
16 The metal part at the end of a pencil - Ferrule
17 Fear of being watched by a duck - Anatidaephobia
18 Non-gender specific term for a niece or nephew - Nibling
19 The plastic coating on a shoelace - Aglet

I thought this would be on the list.

20 The dot on the letter i and j - Tittle
21 The sideways loop on a roller coaster - Corkscrew
22 The bottom of a wine bottle - Punt
23 To throw out a window - Defenestrate
24 Man-boobs - Gynecomastia
25 The cardboard sleeve on a coffee cup - Zarf
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