On Fri, 04 May 2001, Michael wrote:
> Hi, Ken:
> GKH> * - "migamarole" - when I grew up this word meant "everything",
> GKH> "the whole shooting match" ... but I cannot find the word in the
> GKH> dictionary. In *any* dictionary! Does anyone else recognize the
> GKH> use of this word and help me with the spelling of it for the next
> GKH> time I want to express this concept? Is it perhaps just a family
> GKH> concoction that nobody else uses? Perhaps I just remember
> GKH> another word phonetically incorrect and can't find a close enough
> GKH> spelling. Answers should be off-list as it isn't germane to XML.
> Methinks you want "rigamarole"...
Yes, and there's only one "a": rigmarole. And it has nothing at
all to do with "everything", it means rambling or incoherent.