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    Default Slang, or something?

    Do these phrases sound familiar to you?

    Holy smoke!
    Holy mackerel!
    Holy cow!

    Just a note:

    I started the topic a few minutes ago, but it didn't seem to show up anywhere here. So I did it again.

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    Default Re: Slang, or something?

    [quote="petertsui"]Do these phrases sound familiar to you?

    Holy smoke!
    Holy mackerel!
    Holy cow!
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    They are familiar to any fans of the old Batman TV series :wink: . Check it out if you don't know what I'm talking about. It was a funny series.

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    Thanks for your info. I did watch a number of episodes of the TV series when I was a kid. As I was not that good in English back then, I didn't pay too much attention to the dialogues in there.

    By the way, it's one of my teachers, presumably a Canadian, who used these phrases interchangeably from to time.

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    Kerpow!

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    Sorry, tdol, but what's "Kerpow"? Don't have any idea at all. :(

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    I can't understand that!
    :(

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    In the Btaman TV series, they would flash words like 'Kerpow' on the screen when Batman hit a villain.

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