wellerism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wellerism a comparison comprising a well-known quotation followed by a facetious sequel
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Quotations

  • Charles Dickens
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    “We know, Mr. Weller -- we, who are men of the world -- that a good uniform must work its way with the women, sooner or later.”

Usage

In literature:

A sample of MISTER SAM WELLER'S Descriptive Powers.
"Pickwickian Studies" by Percy Fitzgerald
He did not take the advice of Mr. Weller, and 'beware of the vidders,' and his fortunes suddenly changed.
"Asiatic Breezes" by Oliver Optic
DAVID WELLER, First Sergeant.
"The Battle of New Orleans" by Zachary F. Smith
And I'm much weller and stronger.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
But although I inquired for the Weller family, it seems that they were dead and gone.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
What (as that most sagacious of men, the elder Mr. Weller, would have said)'d have become of the other seventeen volumes if he had been?
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1" by George Saintsbury
Mark Tapley is a very thin shadow of Sam Weller.
"What I Saw in America" by G. K. Chesterton
Werry pretty, as Sam Weller said.
"Hunting the Skipper" by George Manville Fenn
Weller, Charles F., 732.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Mr. Weller, Senior, had, all unconsciously, brought his well-loved whip with him, and was greatly embarrassed thereby.
"Mr. Punch Awheel"
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In news:

Weller (front) as John Halder, leads the cast of C.P.
Long-term low aspirin doses can decrease… (BONNIE WELLER ).
Joe Hill, Sam Weller, and other contributors will be speaking and signing books at McNally Jackson Bookstore.
Joe Hill and Sam Weller talk about the work and legacy of Ray Bradbury and how he's influenced their own work.
Jasmeen Wellere grew up on the south side, Hayley Himmelman on the North Shore.
File USDA photo Keith Weller.
QUILCENE — Megan Weller and Sammy Rae combined for 36 points to spark the Quilcene girls basketball team to a 53-22 nonleague win over Eastside Prep.
The possible lab was found shortly after 3 p.m. Weller was arrested in connection with the possible meth lab .
Not so for Paul Weller, as his latest, Sonik Kicks, proves he continues to push his own musical envelope.
Members of the Parent Teacher Association or PTA at Weller say parents are very involved at the school and make education a priority.
Another Weller parent , Liz Scroggins says her children enjoy seeing her at school.
Kara Daniels is a board member of the Weller PTA.
Paul Weller and Miles Kane for John Varvatos.
Question asked by Janet Weller 7 days ago.
Winner of the Asher's Chocolate certificate is Christine Weller.
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In science:

See Weller & Albrecht (2002) for a useful summary of deriving cosmological results from SNe Ia.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
The next great project is measuring the equation of state of the Universe (Weller & Albrecht 2002).
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
The suggested level of change is large enough to bias the determination of the cosmological parameters (Lewis, Weller & Battye 2006).
The effect of forbidden transitions on cosmological hydrogen and helium recombination
Sun S, Murray CB, Weller D et al (2000) Monodisperse FePt Nanoparticles and Ferromagnetic FePt Nanocrystal Superlattices.
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
Applying then Weller’s Algorithm described in Theorem 6.2.1 of and made compatible with MAGMA by the first author we obtained a faithful permutation representation P G of G of degree 98280.
Construction of Co_1 from an irreducible subgroup M_{24} of GL_{11}(2)
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