“Where did I leave that oojamaflip?”   –   statue in Shanghai, May 2018

Over to all of you to join the challenge with your own interpretation of oojamaflip – a British slang word of unknown origin, meaning a thing whose name is temporarily forgotten.

Thanks to everyone who brought us a variety of angles last week.  If you didn’t have chance to check them out, the links are below.

Aletta at Now at Home

Artworks from Jesh StG
Candace at Netdancer’s Musings

Cee’s Photography
Don’t Hold Your Breath

Eklastic at Pictures Imperfect
Jackie at JunkBoat Travels 
Mariyaah at So Not Simple
Nicole at Une photo, un poème
Photo Robert’s Blog
Purple Pumpernickel

Ron at Progressing into Solitude
Sandy at Out of My Write Mind

Sue at Words Visual
Wanda at Cookies and Moo

Next week’s theme will be music.
Other forthcoming themes are listed here, and to see previous weeks of this challenge, click here




Copyright Debbie Smyth, 3 June 2018

Posted as part of  One Word Sunday

43 thoughts on “Oojamaflip

      1. My grandmother would say “oh, the ‘doings’, you know”!… My sister and I would be none the wiser as to which object she was referring to!

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