When my father died in 1967, I inherited the gizmo and used it until I ran out of its special razor blades in the mid-1970s.
The third gizmo is the Laser Genesis, which treats fine lines, redness, and uneven skin texture.
I wrote the company, explained the situation, and wondered where could I buy blades for their gizmo?
There is also a trend toward ‘O’-ending names, such as Leo, Romeo, Rocco, Oreo, gizmo and Milo.
1942, "Marine and Navy usage for any old thing you can't put a name to" ["Life" magazine, July 30, 1945], of unknown origin, perhaps a made-up word.
[WWII Navy & Marine Corps; origin unknown; it has been suggested that it is fr Moroccan Arabic ki smuh, learned during the invasion of North Africa in 1942]