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Mefiante (October 01, 2013, 10:32:58 AM):
I mean the words, "Goodness gracious me", …
Yes, that’s what I was answering peripherally (note the tongue) — it’s just an expression of no precise meaning, typically conveying surprise or shock, but, like many other common expressions, its etymology is religious.

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Rigil Kent (October 01, 2013, 12:18:06 PM):
While "I understand" the reason for the rage, I have an issue with the "mob justice" attitude a lot of bikers have

Agree, although this "mob justice" of which you speak can raise its ugly head anywhere. I still remember the chilling repercussions when one of the confectioners at the annual local senior citizens' art and crafts fête nicked a prime exhibition spot supposedly reserved for embroidered tea cosies. The entire compliment of petit pointers were on her like a pack of wolves.

its etymology is religious.

And yet it's precisely equivalent in meaning to the more secular Afrikaans "Fokkit, Davy Crockett!" 8)

Rigil
Hermes (October 02, 2013, 11:40:18 AM):
its etymology is religious.

And yet it's precisely equivalent in meaning to the more secular Afrikaans "Fokkit, Davy Crockett!"

Whereas "Goodness gracious, great balls of fire!" contains a Satanic touch.
st0nes (October 06, 2013, 13:50:07 PM):

Bought a pair of these for Christmas a couple of years ago. They rusted to bits within the year. One of the disadvantages of living on the beach...
Tweefo (January 22, 2015, 06:50:03 AM):
Ah, one can dream. https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-cl=84411374&v=6YMZ3szVBB8&x-yt-ts=1421828030

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