Each week, The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. Use it in a sentence in a comment on his blog, You Don't say, and the best sentence will be featured next week.
This week's word: PHILTRUM
Here's an opportunity to become better acquainted with your own body. Touch your philtrum.
It's the little furrow, common to all mammals, that runs from the nose to the upper lip. In medicine, it is called the infranasal depression, a term that lacks the romance of the older term.