Source: Discovery channel magazine
What I did: I read through the "frontier" section of the book and found out many small detail I never knew.
Words I learned:
Semantic Satiation: The over use of a world in a piece of text, to the point of loosing its meaning.
Example: This is very interesting. What really interest me about its intrerestingness is how interestingly it manage to interest me.
Philtrum: The small dip between the nose and the lips.
Example: When I drink milk, it always gets smeared all over my philtrum.
Grawlix: The squiggles and symbols used to denote swearing in comic books. Another name for it is an “obscenicon”
Example: This comic contains a lot grawlix.
Phosphenes: The spots of lights produce when you rub your close eye lid.
Example: Looking a your phosphenes is like looking at fire work.