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Exclamations of surprise: “They’re getting married next week? Well, ________.”

WHAT DO YOU KNOW 233
YOU DON’T SAY 196
I DECLARE 109
I’LL BE DARNED 107
I’LL BE DAMNED 75
DO TELL 66
FOR THE LOVE OF PETE 65
I’LL BE 56
BLESS MY SOUL 48
GOOD HEAVENS 43
REALLY 40
HOW ABOUT THAT 33
IS THAT SO 23
NR 23
WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THAT 22
I CAN’T BELIEVE IT 20
HOW ‘BOUT THAT 19
YOU DON’T MEAN IT 15
CAN YOU BEAT THAT 12
I DON’T BELIEVE IT 12
YOU DON’T SAY SO 12
YOU’RE KIDDING 12
I’LL BE DOG 10
OF ALL THINGS 10
WHAT 10
WHO’D HAVE THOUGHT IT 10
WOULDN’T THAT FROST YOU 10
NO KIDDING 9
WHAT A SURPRISE 9
FOR THE LOVE OF MIKE 8
NO 8
OH NO 8
THEY ARE 8
FOR GOODNESS SAKE 7
GOOD FOR THEM 7
I’LL BE COW-KICKED 7
I’M SURPRISED 7
IS THAT RIGHT 7
MY GOODNESS 7
FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE 6
I’LL BE DARN 6
I’LL BE DURNED 6
I’LL BE JIGGERED 6
I’LL DECLARE 6
IMAGINE THAT 6
ISN’T THAT SOMETHING 6
OH MY 6
WHAT ABOUT THAT 6
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THAT 6
BLOW ME DOWN 5
DON’T TELL ME 5
FOR PETE’S SAKE 5
I NEVER 5
I’LL BE HANGED 5
I’LL SAY 5
NO FOOLING 5
OH 5
WELL 5
WHAT NEXT 5
GEE WHIZ 4
HOLY COW 4
I DO DECLARE 4
I SWAN 4
I SWANNY 4
I’LL BE A MONKEY’S UNCLE 4
I’LL BE A SON OF A GUN 4
I’LL BE SWITCHED 4
I’LL SWEAR 4
I’M SURE SURPRISED 4
IT’S ABOUT TIME 4
NOT REALLY 4
SON OF A GUN 4
SURE ENOUGH 4
SURE NUFF 4
WHAT DO YOU THINK 4
WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT IT 4
WOW 4
AIN’T THAT SOMETHING 3
DID YOU EVER 3
FOR GOODNESS SAKES 3
HALLELUJAH 3
HELL’S BELLS 3
I NEVER THOUGHT THAT 3
I’LL BE DAMN 3
I’LL BE DOGGED 3
I’LL BE DOGGONE 3
I’LL BE DOGGONED 3
I’LL BE HORNSWOGGLED 3
I’LL VOW 3
I’M SHOCKED 3
OH BOY 3
PSHAW 3
SHO’ NUFF 3
THAT’S A SURPRISE 3
THAT’S NEWS TO ME 3
THAT’S SOMETHING 3
WHAT DO YOU SAY 3
WOULD YOU BELIEVE 3
WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT 3
ARE YOU KIDDING 2
AT LAST 2
BLESS GOODNESS 2
‘BOUT TIME 2
BY GOLLY 2
CAN YOU BELIEVE IT 2
CAN’T BELIEVE IT 2
DONE 2
DON’T SAY 2
FANCY THAT 2
FOR HEAVEN’S SAKES 2
FOR PETE’S SAKES 2
FOR REAL 2
FOREVER MORE 2
GOOD 2
GOOD GRIEF 2
GOOD LUCK 2
GOODNESS GRACIOUS 2
HEAVEN FORBID 2
HEAVENS TO BETSY 2
HELL 2
HONEST TO PETE 2
HOW DOES THAT GRAB YOU 2
HOW DOES THAT STRIKE YOU 2
HUH 2
I AM SURPRISED 2
I BE DARNED 2
I DIDN’T KNOW THAT 2
I DO SAY 2
I SWEAR 2
I VUM 2
I WOULDN’T HAVE THOUGHT IT 2
I’LL BE A SON OF A BITCH 2
I’LL BE BLESSED 2
I’LL BE GO-TO-HELL 2
I’LL SWAN 2
I’M ASTONISHED 2
I’M FLABBERGASTED 2
LORD HAVE MERCY 2
MY 2
OH FOR THE LOVE OF PETE 2
OH YEAH 2
THAT’S A SHOCK 2
THAT’S A SURPRISE TO ME 2
THAT’S HARD TO BELIEVE 2
THAT’S NEWS 2
THAT’S WONDERFUL 2
THINK OF THAT 2
WHAT YOU SAY 2
WHO’D HAVE THUNK IT 2
WILL WONDERS NEVER CEASE 2
WONDERS NEVER CEASE 2
WOULD YOU BELIEVE THAT 2
YEAH 2
YOU COULD KNOCK ME OVER WITH A FEATHER 2
YOU DON’T TELL ME 2
YOU MEAN IT 2
AH COME ON 1
AIN’T THAT A CORSHIN 1
AIN’T THAT A SIGHT 1
AIN’T THAT GREAT 1
AIN’T THAT SWEET 1
ANOTHER GOOD MAN GONE WRONG 1
ANOTHER POORHOUSE STARTED 1
ARE THEY 1
ARE YOU KIDDING ME 1
ARE YOU PUTTING ME ON 1
ARE YOUR SURE 1
BE DAMNED 1
BE DOGGED 1
BE HORNSWOGGLED 1
BE SWITCHED 1
BELIEVE IT OR NOT 1
BIG DEAL 1
BIG SHIT 1
BLESS MY LIFE 1
BLESS MY SPATS 1
BLESS PAT 1
BLESS THE LORD 1
BLOW ME OVER 1
BOSS 1
BULLY FOR THEM 1
“BY DAMN, I WAS SURPRISED” 1
BY GEORGE 1
BY GOSH 1
BY GUM 1
BY JOVE 1
CAN IT BE 1
CAN YOU IMAGINE 1
CAN’T BE 1
CAN’T NEVER TELL WHAT’LL HAPPEN 1
CATCH MY EYEBALLS 1
COULD YOU IMAGINE 1
DAMN FOOL 1
DO DECLARE 1
DO JESUS 1
DO THEY HAVE TO 1
DO YOU MEAN IT 1
DOGGONE 1
DON’T SAY SO 1
DON’T THAT BEAT ALL 1
DON’T THAT BEAT YOU 1
DON’T THAT COCK YOUR PISTOL 1
DON’T YOU SAY 1
EGADS 1
FEATURE THAT 1
FOR CRYING OUT LOUD 1
FOR GOD’S SAKE 1
FOR GOSH SAKES 1
FOR HEAVEN SAKE 1
FOR LAND SAKE 1
FOR LAND’S SAKES 1
FOR THE LOVE OF PETES 1
GEE WHILLIKINS 1
GLORY BE 1
GO WAY 1
GOOD FOR HIM 1
GOOD GOSH 1
GOOD GRACIOUS 1
GOOD HEAVENS AND EARTH 1
GOOD LORD 1
GOOD MORNING JOHN 1
GOODNESS 1
GREAT DAY 1
GREAT DAY IN THE MORNING 1
GROOVY 1
HADN’T HEARD IT 1
HARD TO BELIEVE 1
HEAVEN SAKE 1
HEAVENS 1
HEAVENS ABOVE 1
HEAVENS HELP ‘EM 1
HEAVEN’S SAKES 1
HELL THEY ARE 1
HELL YOU SAY 1
HELP MY TIME 1
HOLY CATS 1
HOLY JESUS 1
HOLY SHIT 1
HOLY-O-HELL 1
HOLY-O-JESUS 1
HOORAY FOR OUR SIDE 1
HOORAY FOR YOU 1
HOPE ‘EM GOOD LUCK 1
HOT DOG 1
HOW COME 1
HOW COULD THAT BE 1
HOW DO YOU LIKE THAT 1
HOW NICE 1
HUSH YO’ MOUTH 1
HUSH YOUR MOUTH 1
I ALWAYS HAD MY DOUBTS 1
I BE DOG 1
I CAN HARDLY BELIEVE IT 1
I CAN’T BELIEVE THAT 1
I ‘CLARE FO’ DE LAWD 1
I DO KNOW 1
I JUST CAN’T BELIEVE IT 1
I NEVER EXPECTED IT 1
I NEVER SUSPICIONED ANY 1
I NEVER THOUGHT OF THAT 1
I REALLY AM SURPRISED 1
I SNUM 1
I VOW 1
I WANT TO KNOW 1
I WANT YOU TO HUSH 1
I WISH ‘EM LUCK 1
I WOULD HAVE NEVER THOUGHT IT 1
I WOULD NEVER HAVE BELIEVED IT 1
I WOULD NEVER HAVE GUESSED 1
I WOULDN’T BELIEVE IT 1
I’D HAVE NEVER THOUGHT IT 1
I’D NEVER BELIEVE IT 1
I’LL BE COCK-EYED 1
I’LL BE CONFOUNDED 1
I’LL BE COW-KICKED BY A JACKASS 1
I’LL BE CUSSED 1
I’LL BE DAD-GUMMED 1
I’LL BE DIPPED 1
I’LL BE DUMBFOUNDED 1
I’LL BE JOHN BROWN 1
I’LL BE KICKED BY A MULE 1
I’LL BE NICKED 1
I’LL BET IT DON’T LAST 1
I’M AMAZED 1
I’M DELIGHTED 1
I’M STUNNED 1
I’M SURPRISE 1
I’M SURPRISED HE GOT HER 1
IMPOSSIBLE 1
IS IT POSSIBLE 1
IS THAT A FACT 1
IS THAT TRUE 1
ISN’T THAT GREAT 1
IT CAN’T BE 1
IT REALLY SURPRISED ME 1
IT’S A SURPRISE TO ME 1
IT’S HIGH TIME 1
IT’S SURPRISE TO ME 1
I’VE SEEN EVERYTHING NOW 1
JEEMINY KRAUTS 1
JESUS CHRIST 1
LA-DEE-DA 1
LAW ME 1
“LAW, GO ON” 1
LAWD HAVE MERCY 1
LAWDY-DAW 1
LAWS-A-MERCY 1
LAWSY ME 1
LAWSY SAKES 1
MERCIFUL GOODNESS 1
MERCIFUL HEAVENS 1
MERCY 1
MILLENIUM HAS ARRIVED 1
MIRACLES NEVER CEASE 1
MM-MM 1
MORE POWER TO ‘EM 1
MY CATS AND JUICES 1
MY GOD 1
MY SOUL AND BODY 1
NEVER DREAMED 1
NEVER WOULD HAVE GUESSED IT 1
NEWS TO ME 1
NO SHIT 1
“NO, REALLY” 1
NOT 1
NOT AGAIN 1
OH ARE THEY 1
OH DEAR 1
“OH DEAR, DEAR, DEAR” 1
OH GEE 1
OH GOOD HEAVEN AND EARTH 1
OH IS THAT SO 1
OH JERUSALEM 1
OH LAW 1
OH MY GOSH 1
OH MY LAND 1
“OH NO, I KNOW BETTER” 1
OH REALLY 1
OH YE GODS AND PINK FISHES 1
“OH, IMAGINE THAT” 1
“OH, MY GOSH” 1
“OH, THAT SHOCKS ME” 1
“OH, THE HELL THEY ARE” 1
“OH, YEAH” 1
“OH, YOU’RE KIDDING” 1
ONE MORE MAN BITES THE DUST 1
OUT OF SIGHT 1
PETER RABBIT 1
SAINTS PRESERVE US 1
SHIT-A-GOD-DAMN 1
SHUT YOUR MOUTH 1
SO WHAT 1
SON OF A BITCH 1
SWEET JESUS 1
THAT BEATS ME 1
THAT IS SOMETHING 1
THAT SUCKER 1
THAT WAS QUITE A SURPRISE 1
THAT’S A NEW ONE 1
THAT’S BEYOND ME 1
THAT’S COMING 1
THAT’S HIGH-DADDY 1
THAT’S NICE 1
THAT’S ONE FOR THE BOOK 1
THAT’S SO 1
THAT’S SURE A SURPRISE TO ME 1
THAT’S UNEXPECTED 1
THAT’S WHAT’S NEW 1
THE HECK THEY ARE 1
THEY AREN’T 1
THEY’RE WHAT 1
THIS COMES AS A SHOCK 1
THIS SURE TAKES THE CAKE 1
UNBELIEVABLE 1
UPON MY WORD AND HONOR 1
WHA-A-AT 1
WHAT A SHOCK 1
WHAT ABOUT THAT NOW 1
WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT 1
“WHAT DO YOU KNOW, JOE” 1
WHAT GOOD NEWS 1
WHAT’S THIS 1
WHERE DOES THAT GRAB YOU 1
WHO SAID SO 1
WHO TOLD YOU THAT 1
WHO WOULD BELIEVE IT 1
WHO WOULD THINK IT 1
WHO’D BELIEVE IT 1
WHO’D EVER HAVE THUNK IT 1
WHO’D EVER THOUGHT IT 1
WHO’D EVER THOUGHT OF IT 1
WHO’D HAVE BELIEVED IT 1
WHO’D HAVE THOUGHT 1
WHO’D HAVE THOUGHT THAT 1
WHOEVER WOULD HAVE THOUGHT IT 1
WILL WONDERS EVER CEASE 1
WILL YOU BELIEVE IT 1
WONDERFUL 1
WON’T BE ANYTHING NEW BUT THE SHEETS 1
WOOPY-DOO 1
WOULD YOU EVER HAVE BELIEVED IT 1
WOULD YOU HAVE GUESSED THAT 1
WOULD YOU KNOW 1
WOULDN’T THAT FLOOR YOU 1
WOULDN’T THAT FREEZE YOU 1
WOULDN’T THAT JAR YOU 1
WOULDN’T THAT SHOCK YOU 1
WOULDN’T THAT TAKE THE RAG OFF THE BUSH 1
WOULDN’T YOU KNOW IT 1
YOU CAUGHT ME OFF-BALANCE 1
YOU COULD HAVE KNOCKED ME OVER WITH A FEATHER 1
YOU DON’T TELL 1
YOU GOTTA BE KIDDIN’ 1
YOU KIDDIN’ 1
YOU KIDDING 1
YOU MUST HAVE PULLED THAT ONE OUT OF THAT HAT 1
YOU WON’T BELIEVE IT 1
YOU’D HAVE KNOCKED ME OVER WITH A STRAW 1
YOU’RE PUTTING ME ON 1

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