* A form of joke or witticism sans the ingenuity or verbal skill to have the power to evoke laughter.
* A comedic or humorous comment, concept or phrase, the comedic value of which is undetectable by anyone other than the author/teller.
* A paradoxically humourless joke which attains comedic value for reasons other than those intended.
* A joke which is so bad that even its lack of humour is not funny, but in its complete lack of any humour whatsoever and the assertion of the author/teller otherwise can be a source of comedic value to some.
dillonist, dillonisms, dilloner, dillonate, dilloned, dillon
dillweed, dillhole, dillface, dillonator
“A dillonism is an event you've never seen, a person you've never met and a taste you've never tasted. Its a place in time and space where all the laws of the metaverse are thrown out the window and come crashing back in on you like a piece of wet cardboard”
Steve Hawkington III
“I used to think that God was mocking me, it turned out I was just one of God's dillonisms”
Pastor Richard Farthing (retired)
“I have worked as a stand up comedian for over 30yrs, and never have I seen a single comedian pull off a convincing dillonism in all my years as well as he did.”
Dallas boy Jon speaking after listening to a recording of one of Alan Dillon lectures
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