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Things You Look At Daily and Never Knew the Names Of

 Life is all about discoveries and learning. You're actually presented with a new chance to learn every day and don't even know it! Take a look at everything around you now. There are at least 5 things you won't know the names of! It's not just our homes that are filled with surprisingly named items. When you get your morning coffee, have you ever wondered what the sleeve on your coffee cup is called? 

From parts of fruits to your own face, there are so many things that we see on a daily basis and never stop to think about what they're actually called. Well, have no fear because we've thought about it for you. Here are the names of 15 everyday things that you wouldn't think even had names!

1. The sharp points on fork prongs (as well as the tips of deer antlers) are called tines.

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Fork prongs piercing a piece of lettuce, tines

2. The empty space between the liquid and the top of the bottle is called the ullage. 

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Glass bottles in a crate, ullage

3. The white crescent shape found at the bottom of fingernails and toenails is called the lunula. 

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Close-up of fingernails with white crescent at the bottom highlighted, lunula

(By James Heilman, Wikimedia Commons)   

4. A line of toothpaste on a toothbrush is called a nurdle.

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, A line of toothpaste on a toothbrush, nurdle

5. The non-hammering side of a hammer used for pulling out nails is called a Claw. 

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Man about to hammer a nail, peen

6. The vertical crease found between the upper lip and the nose is called the philtrum. 

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Close-up of woman’s face with red lipstick, philtrum

7. The ends of shoelaces, which can be metal or plastic, are called aglets. 

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Close-up of shoes and shoelaces, aglets

8. The chart you read from during an eye exam is called the Snellen chart. 

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Illustration of a man next to eye test chart, Snellen chart

9. The small metal piece that is in-between the body of a pencil and the eraser is called the ferrule.

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Partial view of pencils with eraser ends stick up, ferrule

10. The long white strips under a banana peel are called phloem bundles.

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Banana half peeled, phloem bundles

11. The armholes in clothes are called armscye.

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Dresses on hangers, armscye

12. The curves of a figure-eight or the infinity symbol are called a lemniscate. 

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Ring with an inscription of the infinity symbol, lemniscate 

13. Something written with illegible handwriting is called griffonage.

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Paper with words written illegibly, griffonage

(Flickr)  

14. The gap found on the hand between the forefinger and the thumb is called purlicue. 

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Open hand outstretched, purlicue

15. The outer side of a pizza crust is called the cornicione. 

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Small pizza with a thick crust, cornicione

16. The cardboard sleeve given on disposable coffee cups are called zarfs.

Names of everyday items you didn’t know, Girl holding a coffee cup with a cardboard sleeve, zarfs 

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