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(oh) (my) gosh!

A mild exclamation of surprise, alarm, dismay, annoyance, or exasperation. ("Gosh" here is a substitution for "God," the use of which in an oath can be considered blasphemous.) Gosh, look at the time! How is it nearly midnight already? Oh my gosh! That cyclist nearly hit me! My gosh, Bill! Would it kill you to take out the trash once in a while?
References in classic literature ?
If working every day were not my trade, I could get all the meat I should want by hunting-pigeons, woodchucks, rabbits, partridges -- by gosh
On Pressure FM, everything hangs around the filthy, distorted dub bass, which plays at half speed against the skittering breakbeat percussion and tears through your perception like time warping: as DJ JB exclaims, "Oh my gosh