She chuckles to herself, the way she frequently does after spitting out a zinger; a kind of personal touché.
Romney must have been anticipating the sentimental gesture, though, because it prompted his first zinger of the night.
Naturally, Kimmel used the opportunity to fire off a zinger about Leno's refusing to give up his show to O'Brien.
The zinger that never came was: “What other insider trading do you suspect David Sokol might have done?”
used to form nouns Magazine: teenzine/ fanzine (1949+)