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how about that

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how about that


An exclamation of surprise, pleasure, admiration, etc: We've only got a year to go. How about that!/ I should worry. What d'yuh know about that?

[first form 1939+, second 1920s+; first form popularized by the baseball anouncer Mel Allen]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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