Date: Wed, 20 Sep 1995 15:13:50 PDT
From: "//www.usa.net/~ague" ague[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]REDRCK.ENET.DEC.COM
Subject: Re: ?Gordon Bennett & PEW litzer
I'd like to suggest that the exclamation "Gordon Bennett" has survived so long
because it has the same feel as exclaiming "God Dammit", but without the onus
of using a Name in vain. Particularly if Gordon is prounounced as one
I know my sweet old grandmother would have used it, had she known of it.