from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In craniometry, the most prominent point of the mental protuberance.

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  • n. the craniometric point that is the most forward-projecting point on the anterior surface of the chin


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  • Why yes, it is a metal protruberance. A Schrade Uncle Henry pocket knife, of middling size. Now Uncle Henry belongs on another list I can think of.

    January 11, 2013

  • Yikes. I just read "mental" as "metal." (I have had Phineas Gage on the brain, lately. Maybe that's why.)

    January 11, 2013

  • Is that a mental protruberance in your pocket?

    January 11, 2013

  • Don't craniometric point at me, dude!

    January 10, 2013

  • Chopping a pogonion makes the eyes water.

    January 10, 2013