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oojamaflip

Like ‘thingamabob’ or ‘whatchamacallit’, ‘oojamaflip’ is a word used to refer to something a person doesn’t know the name of, or doesn’t wish to specify precisely. The earliest […]

jolly hockey sticks

‘Jolly hockey sticks!’ is a phrase used in humorous representations or imitations of a manner of speech associated with English public schools, expressing (or mocking) boisterous […]

sabo

‘Sabo’, an abbreviated form of the English word sabotage, is a Singaporean slang term that means tricking people or intentionally making trouble for them, especially to gain a personal advantage. The word can be used as both a noun and a verb […]

woke

#staywoke. In the last few years, the injunction to ‘stay woke’ in the face of racial discrimination or social injustice has ensured that […]

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