I see, said the blind man

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Etymology[edit]

USA, about 1860. This form of word play is known as a Wellerism.

Phrase[edit]

I see, said the blind man

  1. (idiomatic) Said to express confusion. Also used to express understanding after an initial period of confusion, i.e., "I see, said the blind man."

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