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    25 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names


    12. Brannock Device


    I knew some and I didn't know some!


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    PORCUS MAXIMUS Rockntractor's Avatar
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    You could have figured out a way to make a day thread topic out of this.:)
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    I knew eight of them. We should do a mondegreen thread sometime. Maybe Friday if no one else grabs it first.
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    I love this picture! :D

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

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    Great post, Ginger. I knew 10 of them, and I should have know Dysania since I suffer from it on a daily basis.
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    I knew ONE!

    But I know what a pupkis is!:)
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    I was a little surprised they didn't have this one on the list:



    The indentation on the bottom of wine and champaign bottles is called a "punt".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    You could have figured out a way to make a day thread topic out of this.:)
    I didn't think of it - I already have my topic for next week. :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gingersnap View Post
    I didn't think of it - I already have my topic for next week. :D
    You need a hobby. :p
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    Also, the indentation on a woman is called a...wait...most people know that one. Never mind. :o
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