Idiom question

Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
Fri Jan 21 19:54:33 UTC 2000

Jim Smith wrote:

I've been told, by someone who used it in the wrong
place (England) and was strongly reprimanded, that
"holy cow" is an insulting (no kidding!) reference to
the Queen of England.

Hmph. Not bloody likely... as coming from the people who think "bloody" is a
blasphemy!  ;-)\

But Seriously Folks, that one does sound very strange. Has anyone else heard of

   Mark A. Mandel : Senior Linguist and Manager of Acoustic Data
         Mark_Mandel at : Dragon Systems, Inc.
 320 Nevada St., Newton, MA 02460, USA :
                     (speaking for myself)

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