Sometimes you don’t realize how much you say something until someone (aka Dude) “calls you out” on it.
The other day, Dude and I were enjoying the beautiful fall weather by taking a nice long walk around the neighborhood.
He said or did something that made me laugh.
I chuckled, shook my head, and said, “Oh Dude.”
“You make me laaaaugh!” he added in his sing song voice.
Apparently I say, “Oh Dude, you make me laugh,” so much that Dude has come to expect it and doesn’t settle for only half of the phrase.