- The amount of time that transpires between the telling of a joke and the comprehension of the listener. May be applied as a factor of ignorance.
In the middle of dinner my date bursts out laughing, Chunks is the dog! I get it! she said to me. She's obviously suffering from major witlag because I told the joke in the car on the way to the restaurant. OR He may be good at laying pipe, but he's a witlag to the third degree. I mean, He thought Tchaikovsky was a Korean dish made from dogs.
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