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  1. whatsit(Noun)

    A thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall, or that one is embarrassed to say)

    Pass me one of those whatsits, will you?

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    WHATSIT? is a freeform database program that was available for the Apple II and the CP/M operating system. It was developed by Lyall Morill in 1977. The name is an acronym for Wow! How'd All That Stuff get In There?. Morill improved WHATSIT? and Information Unlimited Software introduced the program at the second West Coast Computer Faire in the spring of 1978.


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