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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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Whatsit would get a matched pair if she drew only two socks from the drawer?
However, Whosit & Whatsit has closed its doors and the company has been placed into liquidation after falling into financial difficulties.
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.
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.
Maxine-Shannon Steele TOP TREND: Readers were disappointed to find out designer shop Whosit & Whatsit has closed its doors.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Roe deer 9 Omits 10 Gully 11 Grenade 12 Moo 13 Drying up 16 Monsieur 17 Lie 19 Shebang 21 Hindi 22 Renal 23 En masse DOWN: 1 Origami 2 Well-to-do 3 Rely 4 Governor 5 Diva 6 Islet 8 Rugby league 13 Disraeli 14 Ugliness 15 Recipes 18 Usury 20 Etna 21 Hemp QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Coat of paint 8 Ram 9 Era 11 Opinion 12 Lie in 13 Bet 14 Dog 15 Suburbs 17 Two 19 Kite 21 Drew 23 Chic 25 Judo 27 Eat 29 Whatsit 31 Mrs 34 Sir 36 Beast 37 Lecture 38 Oar 39 Mow 40 Dislocation DOWN: 1 Cape 2 Omit 3 Tribute 4 Fungus 5 Ad-lib 6 Need 7 Trio 8 Robot 10 Angle 16 Ski 18 Odd 20 Ice 22 Row 24 Haircut 25 Jumbo 26 Italic 28 Threw 30 Hotel 32 Read 33 Sari 34 Sumo 35 Iron followed
Whosit & Whatsit is the latest venture to invigorate the renewed Newcastle Quayside area, in the form of a four-storey retail shop and display area for North East independent designers.
A hit at Berkeley's Ashby Stage, this arresting, amusing whatsit is slated for transfer to New York's Henry Street Playhouse next March.
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.
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?
And what we have is Mr Urban Planner this, and Deputy whatsit that and Renewal Group member all chuntering on.
I can't get the socket thingy lined up with the 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.