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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) ...

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

Mar 22, 2016 ... [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 ...

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

Jan 11, 2013 ... Holy moley, people, where in the world did the expression holy moley ... Idiomation can only say that the first use of the expression holy moly or ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/holy-moly

Holy moly definition, (used as an exclamation to express surprise or astonishment.) ... holy moly. [moh-lee]. Word Origin. See more synonyms for holy moly on ...

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

Jul 4, 2000 ... Holy moley! - the meaning and origin of this phrase. ... perh. reflecting 'moly' ' magic herb in Greek mythology', in allusion to the invocation of ...

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, ...

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

Apr 29, 2004 ... Origin of the phrase "Holy Moley" General Questions. ... Could it be for the holy herb moly that odysseus used to nullify circe's magic?

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=holy%20moly

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 young person in ...