One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A small area on the skin specially sensitive to pressure; a pressure point.
2A spot where pressure is applied; especially one made sensitive or painful by the continued application of pressure.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Trumbull Ladd (1842–1921). From pressure + spot.
pressure spot/ˈprɛʃə ˌspɒt/
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