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    Default Now that's a fine how do you do!

    Anyone?

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    Default Re: Now that's a fine how do you do!

    "How do you do?" is a universal polite greeting. When someone says, "That's a fine how-do-you-do," it is meant to use irony for sarcasm.

    You walk out to your car and it has a flat tire. "That's a fine..."
    You leave your office and someone is having a fight right outside your door. "That's a fine..."

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    Default Re: Now that's a fine how do you do!

    Comes from the old "Ollie" comedian who was always complaining about the mess his sidekick made out of everything.

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