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Re: Holy dooley

Posted by Lotg on April 12, 2004

In Reply to: Holy dooley posted by j. maloney on April 11, 2004

: what is the meaning of this exclamation , who was dooley and why were they so holy . and holy moley
: and it's variation in a jewish accent holy schlmoly
: john.m.

Never heard this version. In Australia, it's Hooley Dooley - but presumably has the same origins - and unfortunately I don't know what that is - except that it sounds very Irish.