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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: The area between the eyebrows, just above the nose.
From Latin glabellus (hairless), diminutive of glaber (smooth). Earliest documented use: 1823.
“‘Kiss my glabella,’ she said.
‘That’s not my glabella, silly, but, mmm, mmm, go ahead. I like that too. The glabella is the spot between my eyebrows.’
‘Not in America it ain’t.’”
Curt Leviant; Zix Zexy Ztories; Texas Tech University Press; 2012.
“My favorite Jake Tapper WTF Face is the one where ... his glabella [forms] a very satisfying omega sign.”
Stephanie Taffy Brodesser-Akner and Lauren Larson; The Realest Face in “Fake News”; GQ (New York); May 2017.
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