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Holy Moly

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Holy Moly, often known as "HM", was an entertainment website based in the UK and had similarities to Popbitch, Anorak and B3ta. It published (often mocking) ...

Holy moley! « The Word Detective

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Mar 28, 2011 ... It occurred to us that that the phrase "Holy Moly" might be derived ... spelling “ moley,” and came up with a British slang term meaning “A potato ...

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Holy moly definition, (used as an exclamation to express surprise or astonishment.) See more. ... Origin of holy moly. Expand. moly coined as rhyming twin to ...

Origin of the phrase "Holy Moley" - Straight Dope Message Board

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Over the past year or two I have caught myself using the phrase 'holy moley' quite often, but I never really understood what it meant besides ...

holy moley - Wiktionary

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1892 as a euphemism for "Holy Mary", Molly being a nickname for Mary. Interjection[edit]. holy moley! (idiomatic, dated, humorous or euphemistic) An expression ...

Where does the expression 'Holy Mackerel' come from? | Notes and ...

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HOLY MACKEREL is surely another instance of taking the first sound of an ... also Holy Moses - shortened to the rhyming Holy Moley or Holy Moly - the way that ...

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Jul 4, 2000 ... Re: Holy moley! ... Phrase Generator · Meanings and origins of phrases and sayings · Famous Last Words · Discussion Forum Archives ...

What is the meaning of holy moly - Answers.com

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It is a way of saying "Oh wow!" like "Holy Smoke!" The origin of the word Moly in this phrase, comes from Homer's Odyssey. In book 10, Hermes gives the herb to  ...

What is the origin of the phrase 'holy moly'? - Quora

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[there is solid evidence that this] was in was already widely in use in the late 1920s as a jocular euphemism for “Holy Moses,” an oath that, at that time, might well ...

What is the origin of the phrase 'holy mackerel'? - Quora

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Dec 1, 2014 ... The origin of 'Holy Mackerel' dates back at least two centuries. It is commonly held that it refers to the custom among Catholics of eating fish on ...

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Holy Moley « Historically Speaking

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Jan 11, 2013 ... Holy moley, people, where in the world did the expression holy moley come from anyway? We've hunted the history and background down on ...

Urban Dictionary: holy moly

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a term often used instead of and meaning "holy shit" either by a young person in front of there parents to avoid getting an ass whooping or by a yo...

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Aug 26, 2014 ... This Slang page is designed to explain what the meaning of holy moly is. The slang word / phrase / acronym holy moly means... . Online Slang ...