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  • From Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 22nd edition (1972): "a morbid tendency to pun, make poor jokes, and tell pointless stories, while being oneself inordinately entertained thereby." The word comes from the German witzeln, to affect wit, and sucht, mania. — The Orthoepist

    September 16, 2010

  • Wow, this has some great mouthfeel!

    October 19, 2009

  • JM tried saying 'witzelsucht' to make himself laugh but it didn't work.

    October 17, 2009

  • JM reckons witzelsucht sux

    February 24, 2009

  • Uncontrollable punning.

    December 26, 2008

  • an emotional condition characterized by futile attempts at humor

    -Peter Bowler

    May 5, 2008