Mighty Red Pen

December 19, 2006

What’s it called again?

Filed under: Wordsworthy — mighty red pen @ 9:30 am

MRP blushes to admit to only knowing one of these Names of Things You Never Knew Had Names. Yes, I knew that those tiny silver candies used for decorating cakes are called “dragees,” I think from reading too many cookbooks.

How ’bout you?

Thanks Steamed Penguin.

1 Comment »

  1. I knew “peen.” Like a ball peen hammer, which is a hammer with a peen that is a semisphere, rather than flattened as is typical of most hammers you would find in a toolbox. But I recognized none of the other words.

    Comment by krodamai — December 20, 2006 @ 1:42 am | Reply


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