Wellerism

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Etymology[edit]

Weller +‎ -ism, after the character Sam Weller in Charles Dickens' The Pickwick Papers (1836).

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Wellerism (plural Wellerisms)

  1. A proverb, often a fatuous one, attributed to speaker in a situation.

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