What is the meaning of the English words
How about is used in conversational (informal) English to make a suggestion or an offer, or to ask someone’s opinion.
1. How about this one? Do you like this color?
2. See STORY example: How about I pick you up at 4:30?
3. See example: How ’bout I carry her over to Oak Street…?
Note: In example 3, about is reduced to ‘bout. This is done to emphasize an informal, conversational tone in the joke.