my goodness | my goodness me
This page is about the conversational phrase my goodness | my goodness me
This is an old-fashioned way of expressing surprise.
- Enid looked at her watch and said, "My goodness me! It's four o'clock already."
- "I just saw Helen's daughter - and she's pregnant!"
"My goodness! And she isn't even married!"
Also "goodness me", "goodness gracious", "goodness gracious me" and "my goodness gracious me". All of these expressions are very old-fashioned.
I said, "Madge and Doug are getting married!" and Edna said,
Contributor: Matt Errey