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Posted by GTJDorris at lwcimac20.lwc.gatech.edu on November 26, 2003 at 13:19:37:

In Reply to: Here... posted by Queen of Urban Legend on November 26, 2003 at 13:11:58:

I've never heard "Jesus Holy Christ" or "Jesus Hebe Christ" and never once "Jesus
Hebrew Christ." So that must be some seriously dated material if in fact based on
any real observations instead of estimations.

: Actually, I've heard numerous explanations for the H over the years. The first is
that it stands for "Holy," as in Jesus Holy Christ, a common enough blasphemy in
the South, abridged to H by fast-talking Northerners. Other colorful Southern
epithets include Jesus Hebe Christ and Jesus Hebrew Christ, which abbreviate the
same way. The drawback of this account is that it is so boring I can barely type it
without falling asleep. Luckily, the other theories are more entertaining:

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