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- A joking and often tasteless retort, intended to draw attention to a previous statement which has the potential for a risqué double entendre.
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That's what Ol 'Nurse Haversmith ... she's the night nurse and mean as a junkyard dog ... that's what she said when they brought you back in a couple of hours ago after you'd gone sleepwalkin'.
"But he got on the train went out at dawn - and she brung up break-fuss for two this mornin ', like he was still here … least, I think that's what she said —"