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  • The tough elastic ligament, running along the vertebrae of the back. Synonym: camel's hair. --Dr. Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary and Supplement, 1841. Cf. fig-fag, fix-fax.

    June 13, 2011

  • Oh, come on. Doctor J. is quite clearly just MAKING STUFF UP.

    June 13, 2011

  • Oh come on, skeptical sionnichnach!

    I have a travel rug made of fickfack.

    It comes in handae when

    I march off up the glen

    Bag a Munro and enjoy a light picnicnac.

    June 14, 2011

  • What a silly word. Isn't this what we standard English speakers call the paxwax? And q.v. for alternatives: 'Also called paxywaxy, packwax, faxwax, fixfax, and whit-leather.' I bet that last one is made up.

    June 14, 2011

  • My paxywaxy goes all slacksy every time I read a bilby poem.

    June 14, 2011