How often when talking, does one suddenly and momentarily, forget a specific word to use in whatever is being discussed? Then to keep talking one will use any of the following to continue speaking. For example:
doodah – a trinket – Is that not a pretty doodah.
bamboozle – to deceive (1700) – I was bamboozled out of some money.
fiddlesticks – nonsense = You are talking fiddlesticks.
flabbergast –to astonish (1772) I was flabbergasted at the way she addressed her best friend.
whatsit -. used when a person’s name has been forgotten Who is that?
thingamajig – I just cannot remember his/her name or what is that object.n