|Doohickey – multi-tool as seen at West Marine.|There really is a product called a “doohickey” that’s not a euphemism; we sold them at West Marine. While not “the” doohickey, for the unenlightened, what is a doohickey? a thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall). What does this doohickey do?
Even back in ’58, “Vertigo” asked the inevitable…
Fetching the irreverent answer
- It’s a brassiere! You know about those things, you’re a big boy now. (Midge)
Considering a more recent media “doohickey” reference from Ed Edd n Eddy, “What no-nothing would dimple the cookie-biscuit with the doohickey of a rabbit?” (Rolf)
“Those are raisins, dude.” (Kevin)
“Same thing!” (Rolf)
I might’ve opted for different name. Would you? Would you buy a Doohickey?