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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Moly

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) ...

idiomation.wordpress.com/2013/01/11/holy-moley

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 ...

en.wiktionary.org/wiki/holy_moley

English[edit]. Alternative forms[edit]. holy moly. Etymology[edit]. c. 1892 as a euphemism for "Holy Mary", Molly being a nickname for Mary. Compare holy Moses.

www.word-detective.com/2011/03/holy-moley

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 ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-origin-of-the-phrase-holy-moly

[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, ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/holy-moly

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 ...

www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/21/messages/316.html

May 29, 2003 ... Also, holy mackerel or Moses or moly or smoke. An exclamation of surprise, astonishment, delight, or dismay, as in Holy cow, I forgot the wine, ...

www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/5/messages/581.html

Holy moley! Posted by ESC on July 04, 2000. In Reply to: Phrase posted by Bev Glass on July 04, 2000. : Where did the phrase "holy mole" (mo-lee) come from ...

boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=253647

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 ...