Today's list thingamajig is about words that are used as placeholders when you can't think of (or don't know) the real name of the thing/person/whatchamacallit. We probably know the U.S. versions, like thingy, dealybob, doohickey, John Doe, Jane Doe, Joe Schmoe, John Q. Public and so on, but do you know what they call John Doe in other countries? Hopefully whatshisname"¦ you know, the mental_floss guy"¦ is cool with this list.
10 Placeholder Names You Probably Didn't Know
1. Uncle Tom... READ ON