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that's all she wrote

Slang definitions & phrases for that's all she wrote

that's all she wrote

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That is the sum and end of it; that is the bitter end: Tell him that's it, brother, that's all she wrote

[1940s+; fr the sad case of someone, esp a World War II soldier, who got a Dear John letter from his sweetheart, ending the affair]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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