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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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doodad

(noun) Something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.

Synonyms: gizmo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingamajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatsis, widget, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick

Usage: My twin sister and I have a special bond, so when she asks to borrow my doodad, I know exactly what she is talking about.
mangezi
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 12:56:12 AM

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This word is a future dodo.

I am not a genius. I am just a tremendous bundle of experience - Richard Fuller.
Luker4
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 1:26:45 AM

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cool stuff
kenturner1
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 7:32:08 AM

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And all this time I thought that was just a slang word.

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curmudgeonine
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 9:54:32 AM

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My word is just 'thingy'
Christine
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 9:59:24 AM

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I remember me as a little girl always ask my Dad to read and play with me. I would say, "Do Dad."

I am carrying my heart~I am carrying my rhythm~I am carrying my prayers~But you can't kill my spirit~It's soaring and strong (Paula Cole's Me Lyrics)***We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We ARE spirtual beings having a human experience.(T.deChardin)***There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. (Albert Einstein)



Christine
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 10:15:54 AM

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gismo, gizmo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingamajig, thingmabob, thingmajig, thingumabob, thingumajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widget, doodad, doohickey, gimmick

funny words!

I am carrying my heart~I am carrying my rhythm~I am carrying my prayers~But you can't kill my spirit~It's soaring and strong (Paula Cole's Me Lyrics)***We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We ARE spirtual beings having a human experience.(T.deChardin)***There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. (Albert Einstein)



108amitabha
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 10:17:34 AM

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I appreciate and love the way Christine has expressed her thoughts. Keep it up.
Absurdicuss
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 7:57:26 PM

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When the mind cannot extract the correct word then one is compelled to resort to nonsense as a form of communication. And the funny thing is that the listeners almost always understand exactly what I'm trying to spit out.

Christine's Dictionary of Words and Phrases - it's the um, uh, the uh, the thing...you know, the thing that's connected to the other thing. Yeah that thing. It just went clank clank and that was it.

So I guess I need a new one.
A new what, sir?
A new thing. Didn't I just tell you?

"Now" is the eternal present.
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