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Re: God's holy trousers

Posted by David FG on August 27, 2008 at 19:17

In Reply to: God's holy trousers posted by Nicanor C. Pereira Jr on August 27, 2008 at 08:09:

: What the meaning (and origin) of 'God's holy trousers'?

I am not familiar with this phrase, but I would assume it is along the lines of 'Hell's bells!' or the older 'God's truth' ('Strewth').

It is simply a way of expressing surprise or exasperation, perhaps.

DFG