goldarn

goldarn

(ɡɒlˈdɑːn)
interj, adv
slang US and Canadian a euphemistic variant of goddamn
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Lost both times because of my debility and he said to me once - he, as you know, is an extremely gracious person and he said to me, 'Goldarn it.' It's about the harshest expletive that the older George Bush would ever use.
Two days ago, I was talking to Roy as he lay in bed, eyes closed, and I asked him if he would do anything different if he could do it over, and he mumbled out, in his midwestern way, "Well, sure!" I said, "Well, Dad, what would you do different?" He thought a minute and said, "Goldarn, you ask too many damn hard questions!" I smiled and backed off a little.
After first assuring readers of his letter to The New York Times that no goldarn flag-burner would ever dine at his table, he proposed that flag-burning in a political context should be made criminal when it threatens to provoke violence against the protester.
You kids know Gramps gets his dander up when we lose one of our finest, especially to something as goldarned brainless as this.