whatchamacallit


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whatchamacallit

(ˈʍətʃəməˈkɑlɪt)
n. a name for a person or thing whose real name has been forgotten or is being avoided. I lost my—you know—my whatchamacallit—my watch!
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This morning I bought one of those whatchamacallits that keep you from getting lost.
Here's to this plumb crazy blur of happenin's an' whatchamacallits we call life, even when it deals us out a shitty old hand like this.
They hate that," says Blanken, fresh from a workshop with the whatchamacallits in L.
Future inventors will enjoy the Doodad Dump, where materials donated by various local industries can be glued together to form an infinite variety of thingamajigs and whatchamacallits.
Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere), ate pancakes, walked the green carpet, and participated in a sing-a-long that included a rousing version of Happy Birthday.
At one booth, Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to make SWAPS (Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere) and participate in various Make It-Take It activities scheduled throughout the event.
In addition to gadgets, gimmicks, gizmos, dinguses, doodads and doojiggers, we seem to have several dozen whatchamacallits as well.
Other favorite "retro" candies named by moms include Tootsie Rolls, Hershey's Whatchamacallits, Charleston Chews, Charms Blow Pop suckers, Bit-O-Honeys, Bottle Caps, Root Beer Barrels and Milk Duds.
5: More Gizmos, Gadgets & Whatchamacallits (Viva Media; $19.
Some troops made SWAPS - Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere - that the girls could collect as keepsakes of the various countries.
McCrery, the president of eMAX Software Group is well known for games he has produced in the past such as Adventureland, Whatchamacallits Electronic Story and Coloring Book, Elvis Trivia, Alamo, and Corporate Raiders, among others.
Here, kids with bright imaginations have concocted household time-savers, sporting goods, bike safety gadgets, fish tank feeders and other whatchamacallits designed to make life a little bit easier.