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    What the deus?

    Where does, "What the deus?" come from and what precisely does it mean?

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    Re: What the deus?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cheez
    Where does, "What the deus?" come from and what precisely does it mean?
    What the Deuce!

    http://www.bartleby.com/61/46/D0174600.html

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    Re: What the deus?

    I didn't know that one.

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    Re: What the deus?

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    I didn't know that one.
    Neither did I, Ron! Never heard that one before, not even in a movie but it's always interesting to find something new!
    Live and learn....

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    What the deuce!

    According to my english x portuguese dictionary it means "Que Diabos"
    Que = What
    di.a.bo
    [di'abu] s. m. devil, evil spirit, demon, Satan, dickens. pintar o diabo to raise Cain.


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    [QUOTE=Natalie27]Neither did I, Ron! Never heard that one before, not even in a movie but it's always interesting to find something new!
    Live and learn....[/QUOTE

    Try Roadhouse with Patrick Swayze

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    Re: What the deus?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sandro
    What the deuce!

    According to my english x portuguese dictionary it means "Que Diabos"
    Que = What
    di.a.bo
    [di'abu] s. m. devil, evil spirit, demon, Satan, dickens. pintar o diabo to raise Cain.
    That's an informative, interesting post.

    Welcome to UsingEnglish, Sandro!

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