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Sometimes, when you bump your elbow really hard, your arm can get all weird and tingly, all the way down to your fingers! Some people call that "hitting your funny bone," but what you're hitting isn't a bone at all!
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SOURCES:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/21474/what-funny-bone-and-why-does-hitting-it-hurt-so-much
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20150827-why-does-it-hurt-so-much-to-hit-your-funny-bone
https://www.britannica.com/science/nervous-system#ref606275
https://www.childrensmuseum.org/blog/why-it-called-funny-bone
https://io9.gizmodo.com/5946522/why-do-we-experience-physical-pain
https://www.livescience.com/22665-nervous-system.html
https://www.livescience.com/32215-what-is-the-funny-bone.html
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0022678/
https://www.webmd.com/brain/what-is-nervous-system#1

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