We all have those moments. You KNOW the word you want to use but you just can't seem to find it in your brain. Whatchamacallit, hoosywhatsit and thingamabob are names people might use when they just can't seem to recall the correct word for an object. But sometimes people get even more creative.
Reddit user the_slippery_shoe asked "What's the funniest name you've heard someone call an object when they couldn't remember its actual name?". In less than 10 days there were over 10,000 responses. Here are 30 of the funniest.
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My ex and I were hanging out one day trying to figure out what we wanted to do. I suggested maybe a walk in the park, a trip to the zoo, etc. when all of a sudden his face lit up and he gleefully asked "WHAT ABOUT THE AQUA MUSEUM?!"
It took me a good few seconds to realize he meant the "aquarium".
Back in (the) 90s I was 14 and begging my mom to let me go to a Guns n Roses concert. I kept nagging until she got frustrated but couldn't remember the band name and said:
"I'M NOT LETTING YOU GO TO ANY DAMN DEATH AND FLOWERS CONCERT!"
I couldn't stop laughing.