holy moley

An exclamation of surprise, shock, or astonishment. Holy moley, the bill for that dinner is nearly $200! We won the lottery? Holy moley, that's amazing news!
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Holy moley!

Inf. Wow! Holy moley! A whole quarter! Look, here's another one! Holy moley!
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Holy moley!

(ˈholi ˈmoli)
exclam. Wow! (The exclamation used by the comic book character Captain Marvel.) Holy moley! A whole quarter! Shazam!
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Robo Chef, the futuristic personal chef from Moley Robotics and 2011 MasterChef winner Tim Anderson, will retail for US $15,000
So I was interested to hear about the new robot chef being developed by London company Moley Robotics.
so expect to lose yourself in the 'rainforest jungle', experiencing trials and tribulations of the TV series with a Holey Moley bushtucker test and Celebrity Cyclone competition.
The two animals realize that they can be good friends to each other, and when another lonely animal, Moley, tries to poison their friendship with each other, they actually overcome that obstacle by including Moley in their friendship circle.
The developers also plan to provide tickets for championships like NBA, World Series, Formula One Grand Prix and even Superbowl finals via the Goaly Moley championships.
Space Sports' first fantasy 3D sports app, Goaly Moley, offers players a chance to win tickets to the U.
Brenda Moley, Coatbridge, brought the situation into perspective, saying: "We were watching Sky News and heard about the helicopter going into the North Sea with oil workers on it.
The 29-year-old has been applauded for her role as Moley in Alan Bennett's version of The Wind in the Willows and was recently named are one of North East's most talented performers.
LEADERSHIP: Timothy Moley is president of the company, which he founded in 1995.
It really upset me, as I was called Moley and bullied as a kid.
Raymond Moley reported that Roosevelt argued that businessmen were generally stupid (p.
But, crucially, if people are careful not to redden or burn, especially if they have fair, freckly or moley skin then most cases of malignant melanoma could be prevented.
He offers what he calls a collective biography of Raymond Moley, Frances Perkins, Lewis Douglas, and Henry Wallace.
Cohen's new history of the first 100 days of Roosevelt's administration, serendipitously released just in time for the inauguration of Barack Obama, puts some flesh on the skeleton of this fable, chronicling FDR's early presidency through the eyes, words, and deeds of five of his closest advisers: Frances Perkins, the Socialist turned Democrat who served as secretary of labor; Henry Wallace, the middle-class Iowa farm boy who became secretary of agriculture; Harry Hopkins, the social worker turned technocrat who oversaw many of the New Deal's biggest plans; Ray Moley, the Columbia professor of government who would later play the Judas role; and Lewis Douglas, a voice for fiscal prudence whose defeat allowed the New Deal to proceed.