Show Me The Receipts

Meaning

Show me the proof

Show me the receipts is a phrase used to tell someone to prove her claim. It is another way of saying "show me the evidence" or "prove it."

The phrase is often used on social media when reacting to news that seems too crazy to be true. The phrase comes from a 2002 interview where Whitney Houston responds to a claim that she bought $730,000 of drugs. Whitney replied by saying, "I wanna see the receipts." The phrase became popular in 2016 with many people using it in memes.

Example

"I think he was cheating on her last night."
"No way. He was at work late. Show me the receipts."
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Show Me The Receipts means show me the proof

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Last Updated: March 6, 2019

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