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Nonsense words

  1. Jun 4, 2005 #1

    wolram

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    Have you a nonsense word to describe someone? mine is gabblerdictum
    for a chatter box.
     
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  3. Jun 4, 2005 #2

    honestrosewater

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    Hm, I use *********er a lot. Oh, and mother****ing****ed****licking*******er. There's also ******ofa********inthe****ing****er******. I'm quite creative when the mood hits me. :approve:
     
  4. Jun 4, 2005 #3

    wolram

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    Or something, thingumajig," uncertain contraption".
     
  5. Jun 4, 2005 #4

    honestrosewater

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    Or athingumanajig- what a drunk says when he wants to dance.
     
  6. Jun 4, 2005 #5
    yeah I use thingymajig haha.
    Apart from that I'm about as creative if not more creative than honestrosewater when the mood hits me ;)
     
  7. Jun 4, 2005 #6

    wolram

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    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,

    One my daughter used to use, try saying it when you have had a few.
     
  8. Jun 4, 2005 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    I always appreciate a little self defecating humor.
     
  9. Jun 4, 2005 #8

    wolram

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    I always appreciate a little self defecating humor. :yuck: :smile:
     
  10. Jun 4, 2005 #9
    Proactive. Touch base. Take ownership. Leverage. Incentivize. Add value. Knowledge transfer. Milestone. Out of the loop. Responsibility assignment. Sync up. Team.

    Welcome to the absurd world of corporate lingo.
     
  11. Jun 4, 2005 #10

    Moonbear

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    I picked up a nonsense word from someone else. Doomaflinky is a good word for both people and things.

    Then there's whozawhatsis for when I can't remember someone's name.

    Once in a while I run into a Bleeping Bleepity Bleep Bleep though. :rolleyes:
     
  12. Jun 4, 2005 #11
    pantywaist, milktoast, scuttlebut, dolittle, huckleberry, clingon, googler, bamboozler.
    Just whatever comes to mind at the moment and feels right.
     
  13. Jun 4, 2005 #12

    wolram

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    Nice one Moonbear, Doomaflinky
     
  14. Jun 4, 2005 #13
    I just say 'What's his face?' Never in that person's company though. It could be considered rude.
     
  15. Jun 4, 2005 #14

    Evo

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    I'm not sure how I'd spell it by I use medoobilah whenever I can't think of the word.

    Some favorite words are phlegmwad and snard.
     
  16. Jun 4, 2005 #15

    JamesU

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    My grandma, (who I've heard is a total redneck) uses "hornswaggle" as cursing something.

    I don't know if I spelled it right, but it's pronounced horn-swog-ul
     
  17. Jun 4, 2005 #16
    To "hornswoggle" someone is to cheat them, to perpetrate a fraud upon them, to "con" them. See: Bamboozle
     
  18. Jun 5, 2005 #17
    On Friends one time I heard the character Phoebe use the words "squinky" and "floopy". No, I'm not a fan.
     
  19. Jun 5, 2005 #18
    Gabberflasted=confused
    puzzlement=mystery
    okeydoke=fine and dandy
     
  20. Jun 6, 2005 #19

    JamesU

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    isn't it flabbergasted?
     
  21. Jun 6, 2005 #20

    Moonbear

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    Not if you're confused. I like gabberflasted! :rofl:
     
  22. Jun 6, 2005 #21

    JamesU

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    stop gabberflasting and admit that it's flabbergasted
     
  23. Jun 6, 2005 #22

    Ivan Seeking

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    Hoover Vacuum Cleaners declared long ago that the rotating brush roll on a vac is called the disturbulator.
     
  24. Jun 6, 2005 #23

    Pengwuino

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    Nonsense words? Half of every british persons post? ;)
     
  25. Jun 6, 2005 #24

    matthyaouw

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    eeh-up lad, aahl 'ave ye know t'yorkshire accent be as proper as any o' yur english. Nah shurrup or aahl bray ye!
     
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  26. Jun 6, 2005 #25

    Ivan Seeking

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    Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
    Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
    All mimsy were the borogoves,
    And the mome raths outgrabe.

    "Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
    The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
    Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
    The frumious Bandersnatch!"

    He took his vorpal sword in hand:
    Long time the manxome foe he sought --
    So rested he by the Tumtum tree,
    And stood awhile in thought.

    And, as in uffish thought he stood,
    The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,
    Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
    And burbled as it came!

    One, two! One, two! And through and through
    The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
    He left it dead, and with its head
    He went galumphing back.

    "And, has thou slain the Jabberwock?
    Come to my arms, my beamish boy!
    O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!'
    He chortled in his joy.

    Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
    Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
    All mimsy were the borogoves,
    And the mome raths outgrabe.
     
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