I was severely punished – for not watching “Wayne’s World.”
Since I’ve hopped aboard the Facebook train, I have come across bumper stickers and flairs that state, “That’s what she said.” I was hip enough to know the pop culture reasoning behind, “I’m on a boat,” which also appears on multiple Facebook applications. (It’s from a recent SNL sketch.)
But, “That’s what she said,” always stumped me. So, I decided to go on the glorious device that is Google.
Urbandictionary.com defines the catchphrase as a term that “turns a non-sex related topic into one of that kind … usually referring to what a female might have said during the ‘act.'”
Here’s a video with examples from almost all of “The Office” scenes, which made use of the dialogue:
That was too easy.
That’s what she said.