Take That!

“Sew buttons on your underwear!”

This is the correct response when someone answers with “So?”

We used to respond with “So there.” but my ex-husband taught me what they say in Wisconsin. He learned it from his Mom.

(I looked up the meaning; In the Depression people were very poor. When the elastic wore out on their underwear, they would sew a button on it and fold it over.)

This will confound any speaker and guarantee you getting in the last word.



3 thoughts on “Take That!

  1. I read the story of a woman that made a small fortune entering contests (I forget her name and the name of the book) and the author (her son) talked about his mother repairing her girdles. Your one-liner reminded me of that.

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