Posted by James Briggs on October 27, 2007
In Reply to: Dang, Gina. posted by RRC on October 26, 2007
: : : : "Dang, Gina." Where did this originate and what is it's meaning?
: : : There's evidence on the internet to suggest it came from the Fox TV show Martin, starring Martin Lawrence, in the late 1990's. There was a character named Gina, and "Dang, Gina" became a catch phrase.
: : : In my generation there were people who would occasionally say "Dammit, Janet" which is from the Rocky Horror Picture Show.
: : And "Jeez Louise" from the film Thelma and Louise was also popular for a while. Pamela
: Jeez/Geez Louise is quite a bit older than 1991.
Roger Miller had a hit called 'Dang me' back in 1964.