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  • He's so dodgasted "purty" that the children cry for him.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12 1919

  • C-c-l-y: -- No, it is not polite to use "Holy Moses" or "dodgasted" in ordinary conversation.

    The Golden Road 1908

  • She came to me, she sez, on account of me bein 'an old friend of Rachel's, an' she claims to be a decent, honest girl in spite of what her dodgasted father is.

    Viola Gwyn George Barr McCutcheon 1897

  • Call in a lot o 'these dodgasted canary birds to fight the hawks?

    Viola Gwyn George Barr McCutcheon 1897

  • Then you up an 'blaspheme considerable about what you'd like to do to her dodgasted father, an' before you git anywhere's near through, he holds up his hand an 'says,' Now, I've only got to git three more (or whatever it is), an 'then the jury's complete!'

    Viola Gwyn George Barr McCutcheon 1897

  • "And, what's more," declared old Captain House vigorously, "it was fit entirely by Americans, and not by every dodgasted nation on the face of the earth, no two of 'em able to understand a blamed word of what was being said by friend er foe."

    Quill's Window George Barr McCutcheon 1897

  • Then Bruce opened wider his eyes and exclaimed: "That dodgasted spider has made me ashamed!

    Rippling Rhymes Walt Mason

  • By this means they got every dodgasted coon in them woods, an 'Unc' Fletch's bounties was enough ter enable him ter lift ther mortgage on ther farm. "

    Ted Strong in Montana With Lariat and Spur Edward C. Taylor


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  • Edward Elgar tried, at 43, to take up the trombone, but wasn't very good at it:

    'He didn’t do it very well and often played a note higher or lower than the one he wanted ... and as he swore every time that happened I got into such a state of hysterics that I didn’t know what to do.

    Then he turned on me: 'How can you expect me to play this dodgasted thing if you laugh?''

    Daily Telegraph article

    November 26, 2009