A phrase for use to highlight an ensuing
awkward or unbelievable event. Mentioning that it is 'actually happening' helps to address either the awkwardness or awesomeness in the situation to everyone
present. Therefore, can be used as a positive reinforcement to encourage
the behaviour or as a negative
reinforcement to discourage the offender.
Use in positive situation: Three
approach man and his friends in a bar and ask if they can join
Lucky Man: "This is actually happening."
Use in negative situation: A friend among a group
starts to complain about other members of the group
in an irrational and mood-ruining manner.
Any other group
member: "This is actually happening."