One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to emphasize what one has just said or is about to say.‘I was, don't you know, a great motoring enthusiast in those days’
- ‘Used to be in the military myself, but it takes all kinds, don't you know?’
- ‘Top it all off with a hat - either a raffia sunshade, a fedora, a trilby or even a Stetson - they're the new sunglasses, don't you know.’
- ‘Now Petey's a bishop himself, don't you know.’
- ‘Toronto-bashing is politically correct, don't you know, the Rest of Canada's national sport - second only to hockey - and the glue that keeps this country together.’
- ‘Humidity reeks havoc with ones hair, don't you know.’
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