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WHA’ CHA’ M’ CALL IT

LIKE DOOHICKEY and gizmo, wha’ cha’ m’ call it (also rendered whatchamacallit) is a placeholder, a word referring to things the names of which are irrelevant, unknown or temporarily forgotten. … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 1 Comment