Holy Canasta

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Adam Cruge

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From a different forum I got this:

I´ve received a mail from betterworldbooks.com, written by "my book" (a nice literary resource, I believe) and the first line is:
"Holy canasta! It´s me It´s me. I can´t believe it is actually me ...!

What´s the meaning of "Holy canasta" ? I understand that it must be a colloquial english expression, but I´d like to know what it means-

Thank you in advance

What is the meaning of "Holy Canasta"?
 

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It sounds like the sort of exclamation used in the old Batman TV series, where they would make up expressions with Holy + word/phrase related to the events of the story to express surprise while, presumably, not being blasphemous or offensive. It's not a set expression that I have ever come across.
 

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expressions with Holy + word/phrase related to the events of the story to express surprise while, presumably, not being blasphemous or offensive. It's not a set expression that I have ever come across.

What kind of word/phrase is used? Can you please site some example?
 

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It could have been anything. "Holy Marshmallows, Batman!" if the bad guys were in a candy factory or "Holy End Tables, Batman!" if they were in a furniture store.

My new favorite is "Holy Canolli!"
 

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"Holy canasta!?" I love it.
 
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