See, what ha-happened was
1. A phrase used to begin an unbelievable story of stupidity, usually while one was inebriated.
Manny: Dude, where's all the leftovers from Thanksgiving?
AJ: See, what ha-happened was, (pause) I finished that bottle of rum around midnight. Then I started to play Halo and got the munchies and it was all that we had to eat. I think the cat ate most of it though. Sorry, man.
a saying used as a filler when someone who had done rong is thinkin of an appropriate believable lie...
Comes home late from school
Mother- Y r u so damn late?
Son- See, what had happen was...
I had to stay afta school with a teacher to finish a test