Posted by ESC on June 07, 2000
In Reply to: Heavens to Mergatroyd posted by The Silver Surfer on June 07, 2000
: : Hello,
: : Does anybody know where the phrase Heavens to Mergatroyd came from or what it means?
: : Thanks!
: : Shilah
: The site is littered with best efforts on this phrase: just do a search of the archive.
It's not always easy to access things in the archive. I couldn't find this one and I know we've discussed it.
Anyway, if memory serves, the phrase is a "catchphrase" or saying of Snagglepuss, a TV cartoon character. And the best we could come up with about why "Mergatroyd," was that it is a snooty sounding name.