from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of damning or the condition of being damned.
- interj. Used to express anger or annoyance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act or process of damnation or reprobation; hell.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as tarnal.
Well how in tarnation am I supposed to know what monster is made of?
What in tarnation does a fella need these doggone infernal machines for?!?
Are You????? moaaahaahaaaaaa. and what the hell in tarnation does bastion, anyways,.
Where in tarnation are all the regular pizzerias and ice cream places in the 50’s??
“Where in tarnation are all the regular pizzerias and ice cream places in the 50’s”
Gay rights in Iran are at the center of this public "tarnation" campaign.
"I hain't a swearin ':' tarnation 'hain't swearin', nor never wuz.
Get a clean shot so it dies on the spot without running all over tarnation with bullet holes all over it; gut it out right now and NOT in an hour or two; get the hide off it right now and prop the chest open to it cools off as quick as possible; got any snow around?
President Obama would like to know what in tarnation these young whippersnappers are doing with these doomaflotchies, Agence France-Presse reports:
Last night I jumped from the Skandi ROV1 to the Enterprise ROV1 to the CNN feed, trying to figure out what in tarnation I was looking at with this top hat containment dome maneuver.
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