A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from January 29, 2018
“What do you get if you cross a sheepdog with a jelly?"/"The collie-wobbles.”

Jelly wobbles, and a riddle is:

Q: What do you get if you cross a sheepdog with a jelly?
A: The collie-wobbles.


“Collywobbles” means a stomachache or anxiety, fear. The joke has been cited in print since at least 1978.

“What wobbles and flies?"/"A jellycopter” is another jelly riddle.


Wiktionary: Collywobbles
Noun
collywobbles

1. (plural only, informal) Stomachache. [From 1823]
2. (plural only, informal) Anxiety, fear

Google Books
The Crack-A-Joke Book
Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin Books
1978
Pg. 48:
What do you get when you cross a jelly with a sheep dog?
Collie-wobbles.

Google Books
Linguistics for Students of Literature
By Elizabeth Closs Traugott
New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
1980
Pg. 264:
What do you get when you cross a jelly with a sheepdog? (Collie-wobbles.) (Collie-wobbles = American “growling stomach.")

Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
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12/21/02
Tom Carr wrote:
(...)
> > What do you get if you cross a jelly and a sheepdog?
> > Right answer: Collie Wobbles!

Google Books
Penguin Pocket Jokes
By David Pickering
London, UK: Penguin Books
2006
Pg. ?:
What do you get if you cross a sheepdog with a plate of jelly?
Collie-wobbles.

6 August 2006, Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland), “Funnies,” pg. 3:
What do you get when you cross a jelly with a sheepdog?
Collie-wobbles.

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Bev and Roger Nevard‏
@rbnevard
Joke - Dog jokes: What do you get if you cross a sheepdog with a jelly ? ... http://76k.com/j/c0dhlb
12:25 AM - 15 Dec 2009

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PaulitaBrBarbar‏
@PaulitaBrBarbar
What do you get if you cross a sheepdog with a jelly ? The collie wobbles !
1:47 PM - 13 Jan 2010

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Lucky Score‏
@LuckyScoreNet
What do you get if you cross a sheepdog with a
jelly ?
The collie wobbles !
#Joke from #DogJokes in #Jokes, #Humor and #Satire
1:03 AM - 30 Jan 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Monday, January 29, 2018 • Permalink