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whatsis

and whatsit and whatzit and whazzit (ˈʍətsɪs and ˈʍətsɪt and ˈʍətsɪt and ˈʍəzɪt)
n. a name for a person or thing whose real name has been forgotten or is being avoided. Put this little whatzit on the top and another on the bottom.

whatsit

verb
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Designers selling larger items will take up the first floor, the second floor will be a dedicated events space to host workshops and other designer events and, longer term, there are plans to create a bar area, allowing Whosit & Whatsit to host evening events.
Whatsit tells the children, "how there is very little difference in the size of the tiniest microbe and the greatest galaxy" (88).
If someone could only explain to me what this inner whatsit is that certain folks nowadays is goin on about, then I might remember more, just might.
The monolith is Kubrick's version of the Great Whatsit, the concretization of the search for meaning that fills every Ingmar Bergman film.
Whosit & Whatsit is a new store that sells crafted products created solely by independent designers not usually found on the high street.
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wa comHbad "w the the Sky He said that this line of work has a name thanks to rival companies "who take the absolute whatsit, they are quite happy to lie to customer, saying 'Yeah, we are TV'.
Yes, he took the pictures of his whatsit for a laugh with his team-mates in the England squad hotel.
The best moment of the IPL came during the final on Saturday between the Thingy Thingymijigs and the Whatsit Whatevers, Dhoni's boys v Warnie's blokes, Yellows versus Blues.
His first was the Jennifer Lopez whatsit "The Cell," which was pretty good-looking and surrealistically inane, too.
STEVE: I WAS telling her about some of the places you have to put your hands and she said "Oh, that will be great fun but I am a bit worried about when you have to put your hand up her whatsit.
What should be recognised is that the Celtic League is a step-up from the Welsh League and the Welsh-Scottish whatsit before that.
So if Wilbur J Whatsit III can make his case without leaving Florida, how does that sustain the traditional exotic glamour of the qualifiers over here?
What currently is called "fringe culture" seems to rely heavily on millennialist wishes for a Great Whatsit that will provide closure and consolation as the century winds down; it is the pop version of the fundamentalist hysteria that seems to be sweeping all the major Western religions.
Some places in the world have actually been waiting for the first collaboration between art rock whatsit Bjork and her husband, multimedia ``what-is-that?