“Teensiest feather”

CHRISTOPHER: Are you surprised?
LORELAI: Oh, the teeniest feather could knock me in the gutter.

A play on the phrase, “You could have knocked me down with a feather” to suggest being overcome with surprise and amazement. The phrase dates to the 18th century.

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