21 Everyday Things You Didn't Know We Had Names For

The tip of your middle finger is called a dactylion.

Life is full of strange things. We tend to form weird bonds with inanimate objects, it turns out Walt Disney, the father of all things happy and good, was actually a misogynistic jerk, and if you really wanted to, you could study wasting time on the internet as a university course

And then there's a whole plethora of not-so-strange, yet greatly undiscovered things. Exhibit number one: words. Did you know the tip of your middle finger is called a dactylion? And that those little specs of light you sometimes see when you close your eyes are called phosphenes? Well, now you know. Now you know.

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