Whangdoodle


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Whang´doo`dle


n.1.An imaginary creature, of undefined character.
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I have companions the whole way because I'm creating things that I love, like the Whangdoodles. [Explanation: A whangdoodle is "a fanciful creature of undefined nature" and the subject of Andrews' classic The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles.]
Jack the Ripper had to put in a full day's work butchering at least five hapless women in Spitalfields in 1888 to become infamous; John Wayne Bobbitt merely needed his old lady to lop off his whangdoodle. Josef Stalin had to purge maybe as many as twenty million people (and we still haven't figured out how he did it, absent any Dachaus or Auschwitzes) to become infamous; Michael Jackson just had to act like a carny freak and dangle a baby out of a hotel window.
The Punahou Reporter recounts the minutes for the meeting of the Whangdoodle Base Bail Club--composed of Punahou students and graduates--on May 14, 1872, in which the club announces that it expects the Cartwright brothers to resume their ball playing when they return from school in the United States.
Don't worry, there are no employees at Virun from an island full of Whangdoodles, Hornswogglers and Snozzwangers.