I see, said the blind man

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

Etymology:

  • USA, about 1860. This form of word play is known as a Wellerism.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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Find a translation for the I see, said the blind man phrase in other languages:

mi vidas, diris la blindulo

Ya veo" dijo el hombre ciego

ego video, inquit caeci

Ik begrijp het, zei de blinde

איך זע, האט דער בלינדער געזאגט

我明白了,瞎子说

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