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Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names 1. Aglet

The piece of plastic covering the ends of your shoelace.

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names 2. Bollard

The posts in the parking lot let that lets wheelchairs and shopping carts go through, but not your car.

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names 3. Dingbat

Non-alphanumeric, non-punctuation characters, usually used when you want to write something that you don’t want your children to read.

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names 4. Ferrule

The metal band that connects the pencil eraser to the end of the pencil.

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names 5. Keeper

The leather loop in your belt or watch strap that keeps the end in place after it has been fastened through the buckle.

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names 6. Kerf

The groove made by a sawblade, ie, the width of a cut. In the image above we see a 2.5 micron kerf.

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names 7. Punt, or Kick

The small indentation at the bottom or a wine bottle, designed to give the bottle extra strength, and also, to make it look like it has more wine than it really does

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names 8. Philtrum

The vertical groove between your lip and nose that separates your left and right mustache.

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names 9. Phosphenes

The points of light that you see behind your eyelids when you shut your eyes really hard.

Ten Whatchamacallits And Their Real Names 10. Tragus

The little piece of cartilage that sticks out at the front side of your ear.

 

 

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