Aug 072015

Almost every part of our body seems to be the subject of endless debate. But there’s one part you don’t hear much about – the chin. Join Rob and Neil as they investigate this forgotten part of our face and explain some related vocabulary.



Vocabulary and definitions

tedious – boring or uninteresting
chin up – stay positive or optimistic
far-fetched – difficult to believe
projection – something that sticks out from a surface
jaw – lower part of the face
ancestors – people related to us from a long time ago
prominent – easy to see or notice
chinless wonder – a weak person
plausible – acceptable or believable
double chin – loose skin under the jaw
chinwag – talk with friends in a relaxed way

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