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Gordon Bennett

An exclamation of surprise or anger, typically as a way to avoid saying "God." Primarily heard in UK. Oh, Gordon Bennett—I burned the roast!
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THE VICE ITV1 Wales 9pm GORDON Bennett! If we were to believe The Vice then we would think that the coppers are more seedy and sordid than the toms and pimps they are trying to catch.
GORDON BENNETT! I will ride Gordon Lord Byron for Tom Hogan in the 32Red Sprint Cup in Haydock Park today
All we needed was an appearance from Gordon Bennett!
Did he really say, "Dr Livingstone, I presume." Or did Stanley actually say, "Gordon Bennett! It's Livingstone."
"That Gordon Bennett!" they'd exclaim at his latest scoops.
The surprised onlook-' ers were supposed to have said: "That was Gordon Bennett!"' which led to the short-ened phrase.