The Quick 10: 10 Things You Didn't Know the Names Of

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1. Tittle - the dot over a lowercase "i".

2. Botts' Dots - the dots that divide lanes on the highway. They're named after their creator, Dr. Elbert Botts. Photo by Wikipedia user Coolcaesar.

3. Bib nozzle, sill cock (AKA bibcock) - any outdoor faucet on a house.

4. Escape words - the words you use in place of swear words, such as "Gosh" and "Darn." My mom's favorite - "God..." [pause] "...Bless America."

5. Crown cap - a metal bottle cap with crimped edges. Bust this one out when you're out with friends this weekend.

6. Toque blanche - a chef's hat.

7. Twilight zone - not the show, either. It's the space just inside of a cave where the cave is still lit by the daylight from outside.
8. Mandarin crease - the lines on either side of your mouth.
9. Preprandial libation - a drink before dinner.
10. Punch holes - the holes in the toe of a sneaker.

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Finding Art in Everyday Sights
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Can You Find the Money in Santa’s Sack in This Hidden Image Puzzle?

A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks.

Vouchercloud, a website and app for online deals, brings us this holiday-themed test of your vision just in time for Christmas. Hidden among all the identical Santa Clauses carrying sacks of presents, one financially-savvy Santa is carrying a big sack of money. Can you figure out where he is? (Warning: Spoilers below.)

Spot him yet? If you’re stumped, check out the solution below. If this one was a breeze for you, try out a few more hidden-object puzzles here, here, and here. Or if you’re looking for something with a little more real-life relevancy, try to figure out where the snake is in this photo. Happy hunting!

A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks with the solution circled in red.


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