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15 Things You Didn't Know Had A Name

Bet you had no idea about these!

15 Things You Didn't Know Had A Name
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Ever happened that you're having quite an intellectual conversation with someone and suddenly there's this moment of horror when you start stammering and start making some really weird hand gestures thinking about the name of that something that you aren't even sure has a name?

Yeah, happens to me all the time.

There are so many things that cross our way every day, and we don't even know what to call them. So I couldn't help but make a list of at least 15 things that you should know have a name. This is to save you guys from all the embarrassment later!

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1. Nose Pads

1. Nose Pads

These tiny little pads that let your glasses rest on your nose are called Nose Pads.

Well, that was a pretty easy one to guess!

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2. Pull Loops

2. Pull Loops
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The loops on the back of your running shoes are called Pull Loops.

They're meant for pulling your shoes on!

How obvious was that?

3. Phloem Bundles

3. Phloem Bundles
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The stringy bits on a banana are called Phloem Bundles.

Yes, they do have a name!

4. Punt

4. Punt
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The divot on the bottom of a wine bottle is called Punt.

It's basically meant for keeping the bottle upright.

5. Aglets

5. Aglets
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The plastic thingy at the end of your show lace is called Aglets.

Now you have something to call them rather than little plastic thingies!

6. Drop Catcher

6. Drop Catcher
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The next time when you order a fancy beer, you'll know what that thing is called on the stem. That's the Drop Catcher.

7. Ferrule

7. Ferrule
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The metal cover between the pencil and eraser is called a Ferrule.

I always tried my best to chew that Ferrule!

8. Space Saver Slots

8. Space Saver Slots
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These holes on the cover of your binders are called Space Saver Slots

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9. Locker Loop

9. Locker Loop
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The loop on the back of your shirts are called Locker Loop.

10. Bowl

10. Bowl
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Of course, it's a spoon. But did you know, the big end of the spoon is called a bowl?

11. Crown

11. Crown
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The small round knob on your watch is called a Crown. 

12. Chain

12. Chain
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The zipping part of a zip is actually called a Chain and the thing that holds it together is called Teeth.

13. Peen/Claw and Face

13. Peen/Claw and Face
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The side you strike the hammer with is called a Face and depending on the kind of hammer you've got, the back side is called a Peen or a Claw.

14. Muselet

14. Muselet
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The wire thing around a champagne cork to protect it from emerging under pressure is called a Muselet.

I should have known.

15. Clutch

15. Clutch
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These little things that hold your earings from behind are called Clutch.

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