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COLUMELLA NASI
The bottom part of the nose between the nostrils.
Columella Nasi

Names of Things You Didn't Know Have a Name


DRAGÉES
Small beadlike pieces of candy, usually silver-colored, used for decorating cookies, cakes, and sundaes.

FERRULE
The metal band on a pencil that holds the eraser in place.
Ferrule

JARNS, NITTLES, GRAWLIX, and QUIMP
Various squiggles used to denote cussing in comic books.
JARNS Jarns
NITTLES Nittles
GRAWLIX Grawlix
QUIMP Quimp

KEEPER
The loop on a belt that keeps the end in place after it has passed through the buckle.

ROWEL
The revolving star on the back of a cowboy's spurs.

SADDLE
The rounded part on the top of a matchbook.

SNORKEL BOX
A mailbox with a protruding receiver to allow people to deposit mail without leaving their car.