Neil
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What is it called when something appears so obvious, no one expects it?
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Depending on the application I think you can also use SEP. If anyone has read Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy they will understand completely. Somebody Else's Problem (also known as Someone Else's ...

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Is there a term for when just by saying that something is broken and showing it to someone fixes the issue?
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I believe what you are trying to explain is the observer effect. In science, the term observer effect refers to changes that the act of observation will make on a phenomenon being observed. This is ...

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A question asked in order to expose ignorance
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I saw it wasn't listed so it took me an hour of googling to find this specific word for you. Depending on your intention of use this is a word that captures a different but similar meaning to what ...

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Word for someone who feels complete again, but not in the same way as they once were
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I feel like your story has an interplay between the past and the present, so how about the word Saudade: The famous saudade of the Portuguese is a vague and constant desire for something that ...

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Adage or epigram for something not working until someone else looks at it?
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I think what you are describing is a Reverse Froggy Evening. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdq1qJkahDY For reference :) (Andrew's Suggestion) edit: In order to explain the Reverse Froggy Evening ...

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What's the word for the facial expression over an unexpected disappointment?
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The best answer is grimace noun 1. a facial expression, often ugly or contorted, that indicates disapproval, pain, etc. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/grimace

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Word for someone who is healthy
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How about the person is an Athlete. "noun 1. a person trained or gifted in exercises or contests involving physical agility, stamina, or strength; a participant in a sport, exercise, or game ...

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Word describing windows that are too high to see the ground outside?
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What about Skylight. noun noun: skylight; plural noun: skylights a window installed in a roof or ceiling. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skylight

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