How Bow Dah

What does how bow dah mean?

How about that

How bow dah is a phrase that means "how about that" and is often used when challenging someone. It was made famous by 13 year-old Danielle Peskowitz Bregoli when she confronted the audience with the "cash me outside" line on Dr. Phil in September 2016.

Danielle was on the show because she was unruly and taking part in illegal activities. At one point in the interview she turns on the audience, calling them "hoes," and challenging them to fight outside with the "cash me outside" line. She then says the "how bow dah?" phrase, which then became famous. Since she has a thick "street" accent, "catch" became "cash" and some people also think she says "ousside" instead of "outside" and "dat" instead of "dah."

The phrase did not go viral until February 2017, approximately 5 months after the episode aired. The phrased popped up in memes and on social sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.


I can't believe you just said that!
How bow dah, boi!
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Updated September 14, 2018

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