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by cazzal
Tue May 03, 2005 4:35 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Heavens no vs Hell no
Replies: 7
Views: 4970

Heavens no vs Hell no

Fantastic, thank you Ken. I have to say I'm not sure I use either phrase much, and as the above, hear 'Good Heavens' rather more than either, but was a little curious as to origin, but certainly no longer - thank you all.
by cazzal
Thu Apr 28, 2005 5:15 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Heavens no vs Hell no
Replies: 7
Views: 4970

Heavens no vs Hell no

I was just wondering if anybody had any thoughts as to why (or indeed if) "Heavens no" is rather a English phrase, which appears to have been replaced in the American by "Hell no". thanks
by cazzal
Thu Apr 28, 2005 5:04 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: try the veal
Replies: 2
Views: 1414

try the veal

I can't give you any exact details, but you seem fairly keen, so perhaps this approximation will do in the meantime; In the Godfather (I can't remember which one) after killing Paully in the car, the script runs; Clemenza: You know any good spots onna East side? Pauli Gatto: Yeah, I think about it. ...