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Whatsit into a creature of majestic beauty with a marble white belly and a magnificently modeled back--she takes all three children up into the heavens to look over the universe.
Wafi whatsit, cash builder and Rog and Peter playing guess the answer with each other.
As Toot says, "He knew that the best present was usually something you made yourself, a one-of-kind thingamajig, not just a whatsit anyone could buy in a store.
Here's Roger's job description of the elite performance whatsit.
Dolphin began his article with a negative blast at Alberta Premier Ralph Klein, and then called Klein's Metis wife Colleen "a whatsit.
I was a gnat's whatsit from going back,' said Hoddle, now clearly more than happy he waited a further ten months for the vacancy at Wolves to come up.
Whatsit requests help in removing her boots because her feet feel cold and damp.
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.
So Lukas writes glowingly about admirable products like the Brannock Device (that black-and-silver whatsit that shoesellers use to measure your feet), skeptically about the reworking of bubble-gum characters into the MTV-ified Bazooka Joe & Comnany ("How limp") and with an air of amused exasperation about the redesign of Scott Bathroom Tissue packaging (which includes a small reproduction of the old design, captioned "Still the Original
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Whosit & Whatsit was first launched by Naomi Atkinson as a "walk-in lookbook" back in October 2014 following a crowdfund campaign on Indiegogo, with a mission to provide a retail space for designers from the North East and further afield.
Whosit & Whatsit was first launched by Naomi Atkinson as a "walk-in lookbook" back in October 2014 following a crowd-fund campaign on Indiegogo, with a mission to provide a retail space for designers from the North East and further afield.