10 words for things you didn’t know have names

Do you know what a “tittle” is? (Get your mind out of the gutter.) It’s the dot above an “i” or a “j”. Check out the other nine words from Merriam-Webster. (“Refudiate,” a non-word, didn’t make the list — probably because everyone knows what it is: an example of Sarah Palin’s grasp of the English language. Ahem .)

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