What's your go-to non-describing noun?

oojimaflip

#1

I always know what I’m talking about so I don’t think I use one very often.

My Dad went through a phase of saying ‘where’s the doobrey-fargin?’

I’m pretty sure that’s just him.


#2

Big fan of ‘dealy’.


#3

Doofah for the TV remote

Billet-doux used to be a common one. You don’t hear that much these days.


#4

ding-dong


#5

Device.


#6

TV remote is a “splodger” in our house. Don’t ask me why.


#7

remote controls are “motor trolls” at ours


#8

Thingy-majig


#9

thing
thingy
thingamajig at a push


#10

quite fond of dojamiflip


#11

pretty sure I also say doobie do. No idea where I got that from


#12

‘jobbie’

Always amuses my Scottish colleague


#13

Wotsit


#14

another vote for davidoff cool jobbie


#15

Doofah for the remote here as well. I had no idea this was common as I am sure I heard someone else use it…


#16

Whajamacallit


#17

“The old whatsitschops”


#18

“houjima-boujima”


#19

Dealy, or sucka.


#20

Fucker

“Where’s the fucker?”
“I’ve lost the fucking fucker”

etc.