Taxonomy of things

Taxonomy of Things by lunchbreath
Taxonomy of Things, a photo by lunchbreath on Flickr.

This is extremely helpful, but the taxonomy is not complete. I believe it should also include the following, which can be slotted in existing branches:

  • thingamabob
  • thingamajig
  • junk
  • junk ‘n stuff
  • scraps
  • detritus

And of course, another whole branch:

  • Thing (Adams Family)
  • The Thing (Marvel)
  • The Thing (SF blob)
  • Thing 1
  • Thing 2

I’m sure I’m missing more… you know where the comments are. (Look down.)

Alltop thinks the word “classification” is a little more accurate than taxonomy too. Originally published, March 2012.