Caption: Figure 6 and front cover: From the book The Very Blue Thingamajig
by Narelle Oliver Text and illustrations copyright [c] Narelle Oliver, 2003 First published by Omnibus Books, a division of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited, 2003 Reproduced by permission of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited
But the thingamajig
dropped to two stars after failing another key test: underneath the screw lid of the tomato sauce, the bottle top was a sorry mess.
I think it's on your side of the medicine cabinet right near that battery-operated doohickey you have for trimming the hairs in your nose," she said, fortunately not taking me up on my distinction between thingamabobs and thingamajigs
And at least you had an idea of why his friend Attilio Rossi, the artist and boss at Losada, put that circle with the shining rays on top of the Aleph thingamajig
in his illustration for the cover.
When I find out that a new thingamajig
exists, I get really excited and go off to a shop and bombard the salesman with questions, while my son rolls his eyes in exasperation.
They may buy the latest thingamajig
for their personal enjoyment, but when it comes to technology for their business they're all business.
By far the most common placeholder identified in COLT is thing(s), followed by thingy/thingie, whatist and thingamajig
Bits of it are then charged against vector thingamajig
in each of the 20 years.
Not another 600- word whatchamacallit on that thingamajig
called iPhone 4.
As for the body: Standard sedan or a new quasi-hatchback thingamajig
termed the Gran Turismo?
He also said the pipes in the attic might be frozen so to wait until he got up and jimmied a thingamajig
that would somehow get them flowing again," Linda chattered.
I have a tendency to mumble about technical matters like an old mechanic: "Let's put the thingamajig
before the whoosits here" is how I usually state the deepest literary problems to myself.
6 Hershey's Thingamajig
candy bar (limited edition), 1.
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.
Directed by Zach Helm, who wrote last year's comic fantasy "Stranger Than Fiction," "Emporium" is a Willy Wonka-ish thingamajig
in which all kinds of impossible stuff keeps happening.