Deragotory description of another person's belated observation or contribution to the conversation or thread, indicating that their observation is 'old news' despite they're thinking it's 'new news.' Etiology: Belushi's character (Bluto) asks, " Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?" to which Otter questions Boon, "Germans?" Boon responds "Forget it, he's on a roll."
Posting a link to a news story 2 - 3days old which has already been discussed ad nauseum: Brittany Spears may not be a good role model .. That so Germans.