One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to indicate that one (or another person) is not foolish or gullible.‘she did not come down in the last shower; she knew exactly what she was doing’
- ‘I told him how much it cost, hoping he would approve of the money going to charity, but all he could say to that was: "Did you come down in the last shower?"’
- ‘We did not come down in the last shower like that junior member did.’
- ‘"We didn't come down in the last shower," he said, "This is a commercial dispute dressed up in policy terms."’
- ‘He described that Mr Cosgrave as someone "who hadn't come down in the last shower".’
- ‘I may look young for my age, but I didn't come down in the last shower.’
- ‘Nobody who didn't come down in the last shower and has seen what drink can do to people needs an explanation for why they die at 45.’
- ‘You fellas who lie in the train with your feet on the seat sipping out of an amber bottle in a paper bag: do you think we came down in the last shower?’
- ‘She is a staunch lady who didn't come down in the last shower.’
- ‘He must think we all came down in the last shower if he expects anyone to believe that assertion.’
- ‘The politicians are telling us the murder rates are dropping; they must think we all came down in the last shower.’
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