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Like whoa

Posted by James Briggs on September 09, 2003

In Reply to: Like whoa posted by Bob on September 09, 2003

: : "It was like whoa!"
: : What does this sentence mean?

: It's slang, meaning roughly "It was so amazing it made me stop what I was doing, to pay close attention to it."

'Whoa' is the traditional English word used to stop a horse.