One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used as a euphemism for “what the hell.”.
- ‘Everyone else seems to find it a little odd, but what the hey…’
- ‘I hope it didn't bore you or anything… I kind of had writer's block while writing this but what the hey.’
- ‘It occurs to me that I could end up regretting this, but what the hey, Saturnalia only comes once a year.’
- ‘Eh, not my type of film, but what the hey - Jennifer Garner's cute.’
- ‘Then he changes his mind and decides that the research results actually don't apply here, but what the hey - it's pretty interesting research anyway, so why waste all that good blogging?’
- ‘It's more fun to be excited about two movies than one, so I figured, what the hey, I liked the first one; I'll see the second.’
- ‘My budget is a little strained this month, but I figured what the hey.’
- ‘Okay this is completely unconnected with music, but what the hey.’
- ‘I was sceptical about how much difference these things would make or how quickly, but what the hey, I thought, it's worth trying.’
- ‘Now a days I see so many writers doing it, that I figure, what the hey.’
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