Sunday, November 15, 2009


noun. A staple of the television genre, going back to the first time Sam and Diane had sex with Howard Cosell.

Real citation: "going to watch the Prison Break special-post-finale-thingy-mabob and sort out the crap I've collected the last three years! #fb"
(June 1, 2009, Mike Thomas, Twitter,

Made-up citation: "I miss The Shield. And not for any special-post-finale-thingy-mabobs. There's never been a character like Vic Mackey, who could find a place in your heart while planting evidence in your pocket. Sigh."

1 comment:

Lauren said...

Now, I always though it was ...thing-a-mabob. Then again, it took me till middle school to realize that "a whole nother" was tmesis.