holy cow

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An exclamation of surprise or astonishment.

Etymology:

  • Possibly because cows are sacred in Hinduism.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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Heiliger Bimbam

Sankta bovino

pyhä lehmä

vache sacrée

Szent tehén

Սուրբ կով

vitula eligans sanctus

hellige ku

天啊

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