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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 ... The phrase "Holy Moly" is an exclamation of surprise that dates from at least 1892. The MediaGuardian website claims that the gossip was "supplied by ...

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

Jan 11, 2013 ... The expression holy moley is meant to express surprise and it has for a number of years. ... But does the expression go back much further than that? ... and asked me to come in; so I followed her – much troubled in my mind.”.

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

Mar 28, 2011 ... It occurred to us that that the phrase "Holy Moly" might be derived ... does have an entry for “holy moley,” but doesn't add much to what you ...

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

Jul 4, 2000 ... Holy moley! - meaning and origin. ... Where did the phrase "holy mole" (mo-lee) come from and what does it mean? There's a whole list of "holy" ...

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

Moley became even more famous after he turned against the New Deal and became a ... Where does the expression "in a nutshell" come from?

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 ...

en.wiktionary.org/wiki/holy_moley

1892 as a euphemism for "Holy Mary", Molly being a nickname for Mary. ... ( idiomatic, dated, humorous or euphemistic) An expression of surprise quotations ▽.

www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-1451,00.html

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 ...

onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/holy-moly

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 ...