Date: Sun, 23 Apr 1995 18:33:35 -0400 From: Robert Aldridge Subject: Re: Anodyne Expletives My grandmother, a staunch Methodist, wouldn't even say Oh, Lord. she changed it to Oh, law! Or Lawsy have mercy! She considered darn, gosh, gee, etc., to be curse words. She once jumped all over my grandfather for saying Gosh-a-Molly in front of the children.