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20 Things You Didn’t Know Had a Name, Wait Till You See!

I have to admit, I had NO IDEA what some of these thing were called. Couldn’t help but laugh.

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1. The small metal cover between the pencil and the eraser is called a ferrule.

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2. Ever wonder why some binders have holes cut into the cover? Those are called space-saver slots.

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Those slots give the binder more structural stability, and help cut down on the width of the binder overall.

3. And now when you order a fancy imported beer, you’ll know what that drop catcher on the stem is called.

And now when you order a fancy imported beer, you'll know what that drop catcher on the stem is called.

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4. The loop on the back of a dress shirt is called alocker loop.

The loop on the back of a dress shirt is called a locker loop.

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Once upon a time, sailor’s uniforms had a similar loop that they used to hang their shirts in the tight quarters of the ships they worked on. The trend caught on, and by the 1960s, many oxford shirts had similar loops.

5. The “F” and “J” keys have little bumps on them because they’re the orientation keys. If you’re trained in touch typing, you’ll know that your index fingers rest on those keys.

The "F" and "J" keys have little bumps on them because they're the orientation keys. If you're trained in touch typing, you'll know that your index fingers rest on those keys.

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6. The plastic bits at the ends of your shoelaces are actually called aglets, but you can keep calling them “little plastic thingies” if you want.

The plastic bits at the ends of your shoelaces are actually called aglets, but you can keep calling them "little plastic thingies" if you want.

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7. Though there’s no consensus about what the divot in the bottom of a wine bottle is for, everyone agrees that it’s called a punt.

Though there's no consensus about what the divot in the bottom of a wine bottle is for, everyone agrees that it's called a punt.

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8. And that wire cage around a champagne cork is called a muselet.

And that wire cage around a champagne cork is called a muselet.

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9. Okay. Yes, you probably know this one. It’s a spoon. But, did you know that the big end of a spoon is called the bowl?

Okay. Yes, you probably know this one. It's a spoon. But, did you know that the big end of a spoon is called the bowl?

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10. The small turning knob on your watch is actually called a crown. Sounds pretty elegant, right?

The small turning knob on your watch is actually called a crown. Sounds pretty elegant, right?

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11. And the rotating housing on your watch is called abezel.

And the rotating housing on your watch is called a bezel.

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12. The useful end of your belt is called the buckle, and it’s made up of a frame and a prong. (You can probably figure out which is which.)

The useful end of your belt is called the buckle, and it's made up of a frame and a prong. (You can probably figure out which is which.)

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13. The zipping part of a zipper is actually called achain, and the thing that holds it together are the teeth

The zipping part of a zipper is actually called a chain, and the thing that holds it together are the teeth

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14. Have you ever wondered what the little pads on your glasses that let them rest on your nose are called? Easy. Nose pads.

Have you ever wondered what the little pads on your glasses that let them rest on your nose are called? Easy. Nose pads.

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15. Also, this one should be obvious, but the loops on the back of your running shoes are called pull loops. They’re for pulling your shoes on.

Also, this one should be obvious, but the loops on the back of your running shoes are called pull loops. They're for pulling your shoes on.

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16. Depending on the kind of hammer you’ve got, the back part is called a peen or a claw, and the side you strike with is called a face.

Depending on the kind of hammer you've got, the back part is called a peen or a claw, and the side you strike with is called a face.

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17. This plastic thingie on a bag of bread is sometimes called an Occlupanid, but most people just call it abread clip.

This plastic thingie on a bag of bread is sometimes called an Occlupanid, but most people just call it a bread clip.

18. And the thing that holds your earring in place is called a clutch.

And the thing that holds your earring in place is called a clutch.

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19. The stringy bits on a banana are called phloem bundles.

The stringy bits on a banana are called phloem bundles.

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20. That thing that’s used to separate your groceries from everyone else’s has many names, but according to one patent, it’s called a divider for goods on a checkout conveyor.

That thing that's used to separate your groceries from everyone else's has many names, but according to one patent, it's called a divider for goods on a checkout conveyor.

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