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September 13, 2017

Spread laughter and positive energy with wordplay! Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay is a Wednesday blog series that features rare, bizarre, and absurd words and their meanings. Work one of these words into your day and spark some laughter and curiosity!

 

Jellywhopper - jell*y*whop*per n =golly-whopper. 1993 Coast Watch Outer Banks NC, Jellywhopper - something large.

 

“I done caught me a jellywhopper the other day.”

 

“Hi, can I get a number three?”

“Sure, what size drink?”

“Jellywhopper.”

 

“Plug the word ‘jellywhopper’ into your favorite movie lines whenever the characters say ‘large.’ Laughter will happen.” 

 

Please share and comment on today’s Dictomancy and feel free to post your uses for the words in a positive, lighthearted way. Audience participation makes Everyday Wordplay hilarious!

 

Works Cited

 

Cassidy, Frederic G. Chief Editor. Dictionary Of American Regional English. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1985. Print

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