from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of mumbo jumbo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A god whose image is fantastically clothed, worshiped by certain negro tribes.
  • n. Hence Any senseless object of popular idolatry.


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    June 30, 2008

  • You live, then you die.

    This is extremely simple.

    You live, then you die -

    no need for funny hats,

    no need for mumbo-jumbo.

    - Peter Reading, Ex Lab, from Diplopic, 1983

    June 30, 2008