-A phrase one uses when he or she wants the other to elaborate.
-A phrase one uses when he or she wants the other to explain.
Jim: I'm so much better then you at Halo!
Fred: How so?
Jim: Well, considering I play about 8 hours a day, compared to your 10 minute a day record, i have much more experience than you.
Noob.
by Gibby! August 4, 2008
The response to any accusation.
You're a whore.

How so?

You get paid to fuck a thing. That's the definition of the whore.

Oh... You're right. I am a whore. Hopefully, Jack the Ripper is reincarnated and I get chopped up.

Yeah. I hope so too.
by Hym Iam December 4, 2020
Something older folks often say to try to get to know you, or to keep a conversation going when there is nothing left to say. This will usually happen during every conversation, and is commonly used on people ages 15-22.
Older Gentleman: "So that's all I really needed to talk to you about..."

Young Man: "Alright, sounds good. I'll give you a call next week."

Older Gentleman: "Ok... So, how's school?"

........

Young Man: "I'm actually on Summer Vacation..."
by SchoolIsGood March 31, 2011
the greatest way to change the topic of an uncomfortable conversation.
"Not that you have body lice, or possibly have AIDS, I don't care who you are, what you did, where you're from, as long as you love meeee!"
" . . . "
"So how's your mom?"
by E.M.T. December 24, 2008
A phrase to change an awkward subject, break an awkward silence, or just confuse your friends.
Boyfriend: ...
Daughter: ...
Father: ...
Boyfriend: "So how's that dust on the ceiling?"
by MyLifeIsAwkward September 29, 2010
Segway: Implies that we are off topic for #star_citizen
<Anything off topic said for an extended period>

"So how about those Whammers?"
by Null0_222 May 22, 2022
A phrase used, frequently after an argument between two other parties in the conversation or after something awkward has been said, to signal that the speaker is unsatisfied or uncomfortable with the subject matter of the conversation and wishes to change the subject.

Parody of how bout them cowboys?!.
A: So I hear you're a Neo-Nazi and support the holocaust.
B: So...how 'bout them Cowboys?

A: You're a platypus-lover!
B: Well, you're a bitch!
C: So...how 'bout them Cowboys?
by dyehigh13 August 2, 2007