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holy smoke(s)

An exclamation expressing surprise or amazement. Holy smokes! Have you ever seen a car go so fast? We won the lottery? Holy smoke, that's amazing news!
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HOLY SMOKES! The Caped Crusader's bat shield has price tag of PS313k to PS469k Bat shield
HOLY smokes! A pub is fighting to keep a Batman statue perched on its front wall after the council ordered him to be grounded.
Holy smokes! I've watched other people do this, and it frightens me every time I see it.
Holy smokes! This is the first time a miserable error like this has come to Ole Gramps' attention in many a year, and I read 'em all.
HOLY SMOKES! In the vein of older garage comps like Back from the Grave or Pebbles is a kill compilation of Latin American bands (one side is all Mexico, and the other is bands from Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Argentina via Uruguay) from the early to mid-1960s.
Holy smokes! Almost 90 percent of a day's saturated fat lurks in that innocent-looking three-ounce slab of melted cheese.