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Re: Oopsy-daisy

Posted by R. Berg on March 16, 2002

In Reply to: Oopsie-daisy or whoopsie dazy? posted by Jim on March 16, 2002

: This catch phrase (or some variation) is uttered by one person to another who has stumbled or slipped. Similar to "be careful". Has anyone one else heard this phrase used or know the correct spelling?

Variants exist; "oopsy-daisy" looks right to me. It's enough of a real word to be in the OED. The link below goes to some archived information.