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oojah

, ooja-ka-piv, oojiboo - An oojah or ooja-ka-piv or oojiboo is "a thing whose name one forgets, does not know, or prefers not to mention."
See also related terms for mention.
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For the children, there were the finals of the annual talent competition, as well as a Punch and Judy show and the have-a-go antics of the Satellites Oojah Band.
You'll get a chance to have a closer look when Mariposa, Petals and Oojah of Hexham bring their wares to Newcastle and join up with Selah of Brentwood Avenue and Just Kidding of Gosforth for a fashion show to support the volunteer-run RVI Radio Lollipop.
There were annuals based on newspaper strips, names that chime down the years: Bobby Bear, the Mail's Teddy Tail, Uncle Oojah, Japhet and Happy (Noah's kids), the Daily Mirror's Pip, Squeak and Wilfred - but of them all only Rupert still ambles around Nutwood 82 years after he first appeared in the Daily Express.
Billy Bunter, Teddy Tail, Pansy Potter, Uncle Oojah, Ally Sloper and Felix the Cat are all featured here, drawn by their creators.
Pfizz (CORR) children's wear, Anne Scott sport and leisure, Mariposa Couture (CORR) and Oojah for ladies (CORR) have organised the event to raise money for the Northumberland Cancer Support Group.