I'm dead

I'm dead

slang A phrase used to indicate that one thinks something is extremely funny (so much so that they've died laughing). Did you hear what Jenny just said? She is so hilarious. I'm dead.
See also: dead
References in classic literature ?
Hannah can take him; I won't have a great boy stompin' out the carpets and ruinin' the furniture, though I know when I'm dead I can't hinder ye, if you make up your mind to do anything."
I want to do something splendid before I go into my castle, something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead. I don't know what, but I'm on the watch for it, and mean to astonish you all some day.
"I'm dead, sure enough, and this thing is in charge."
"And last of all, Pip - and this I want to say very serious to you, old chap - I see so much in my poor mother, of a woman drudging and slaving and breaking her honest hart and never getting no peace in her mortal days, that I'm dead afeerd of going wrong in the way of not doing what's right by a woman, and I'd fur rather of the two go wrong the t'other way, and be a little ill-conwenienced myself.
"There I'm dead against you, and clearly with the trapper," interrupted Paul Hover.
So, good-by, sir; if you hear that I'm taken, you may know that I'm dead!"
"So, sir, you've been paying ten per cent for money which you've promised to pay off by mortgaging my land when I'm dead and gone, eh?
The business will go on, when I'm dead, as well as it did when I was alive--just the same-- and I shall have the satisfaction of knowing that there never were such books--never were such books!
I'm dead; only I don't see why he left out the 'In Memoriam' on the ribbons!"
I wouldn't have you know it by somebody else, and not by me--I wouldn't have you find it out after I'm dead. I'll tell you now.
"When I'm dead I think I'll FEEL dead all the rest of the year, but when spring comes I'm sure I'll feel like getting up and being alive again."
"Well, all I hope," said Miss Cornelia calmly, "is that when I'm dead nobody will call me `our departed sister.' I took a scunner at this sister-and-brothering business five years ago when there was a travelling evangelist holding meetings at the Glen.
"Oh, centuries and centuries; so long," she said, "that I'm sure I'm dead and buried, and this dear old place is heaven;" which, for reasons he could not define, struck Newland Archer as an even more disrespectful way of describing New York society.
cheat it then?" The Queen after examining selfservice checkouts at Sainsbury's "Now it's over, I feel bereft, I don't exist any more, I'm dead. I liked having the same name as him because it was the only thing that gave me any fame.
She whip-smartly used the simile of hot button Brexit issue and wrote, 'Tories who formerly trashed May's deal now say 'Context and circumstances have changed' and are backing it, but refuse to accept that context and circumstances of Brexit have changed and it could also be reconsidered.' Jemima further shunned all potential queries with her caption reading, 'This is always going to be the first reply to every tweet for the rest of my life until I'm dead.' Jemima and the cricketer-turned-politician married in 1995 and divorced nine years later.