Friday, February 24, 2006



• plural noun Brit. informal 1 treated as sing. or pl. miscellaneous items; paraphernalia. 2 treated as sing. a gadget.
— ORIGIN originally in the sense fragments: from obsolete gobbon piece, slice, gob, from Old French.

From askoxford


Ally said...

One of my absolutely favourite words!

Cheryl said...

Yay you have comments back... or at least I thought a few days back that I couldnt find a comment box.
Agree with Ally - its a lovely word :-)