noun. The study of doowhackeys and hickeymadoodles and you know, what-have-yous.
Real citation: "Now the only difference between x-ray glasses and high flown philosophy, theology, or whatsitology . . . actually, there really isn't any difference. And this is the lesson for today."
(Oct. 4, 2008, Blog and Mablog, http://www.dougwils.com/index.asp?Action=Anchor&CategoryID=1&BlogID=5952)
Made-up citation: "I received a Ph.D. in advanced whatsitology, but what can I do with this degree? Invent a better paleo-whatsit-doohickey-phallic-device?"