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  • n. Plural form of Wellerism.

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Examples

  • Wellerisms from “Pickwick” and “Master Humphrey's Clock.”

    Life of Charles Dickens

  • Other formats include Wellerisms, from the Pickwick Papers character Sam Weller: "So I see," said the blind man as he picked up a hammer and saw; and Tom Swifties (from the series of Tom Swift books in the early 1900s): "Pass me the shellfish," Tom said crabbily.

    Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune

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