who are you and what have you done with someone

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who are you and what have you done with (someone)?

  1. (colloquial, rhetorical question) Said to express surprise due to a perceived drastic change of behaviour of a person.
    • 2000 May 15, “Letters to the editor”, Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginia:
      Who are you and what have you done with the "real" editors of The Roanoke Times?
    • 2002 November, Tom Gliatto, “Local boy makes good”, People, volume 58, number 22, page 114: 
      One thing she has noticed over the years, Dorothea says, is that "he's developed more of a sense of humor. Now, when he'll crack a joke, I'll say, Oh, my God, who are you and what have you done with my husband?"'
    • 2009, Suzanne Brockmann, Into the Fire‎, page 49:
      "Who are you and what have you done with Izzy Zanella?" she finally said. / "Go on," he said. "Mock me. The one time I'm being serious and trying to do the right thing."