Starting an informal conversation
Have you heard the latest?
Have you heard?
Did you hear what happened?
Did you hear the news?
Did you get the scoop? (informal)
the scoop = the most recent news
You’ll never guess what I heard.
You’ll never guess what I read online.
Guess what I just saw online.
Guess what I just found out.
You won’t believe this.
You won’t believe what Bill just told me.
Get a load of this.(informal)
a load=a sampling
To dig= to understand