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  • "'What's to do here?' he demanded. 'What are ye doing to that child?'

    'Saving his life,' I replied tartly. I was still vibrating from the intensity of the surgery, and in no mood for rannygazoo."
    —Diana Gabaldon, A Breath of Snow and Ashes (New York: Bantam Dell, 2005), 438

    February 1, 2010

  • In our family, the rannygazoo was equivalent of the "bum's rush" - being unceremoniously escorted out of someplace.

    February 11, 2009

  • The run-around, nonsense: "Don't give me any rannygazoo." P.G. Wodehouse era slang.

    December 10, 2006