“ah, the greasy grind of the press—the scribblers and scratchers, the slingers and spillers,” Morrissey writes.
ah yes, Fifty Shades of Grey, that classic volume of lesbian erotica.
ah, my beloved, boring country which I have left at every opportunity.
ah, the pain of drinking at noon, meeting celebrities, and attending gala luncheons.
ah, nothing like a little race-baiting from Matt Drudge to get the blood boiling.
ah, and who knows but what he may come when we are far away!
ah, they are of their insignificance so loftily unconscious.
“ah, that would be awkward,” said the American thoughtfully.
ah, I remember the night I was converted, as if it were yesterday.
ah, but it is a long story, my dear lady, and I fear I will bore you.
mid-15c., an expression of surprise, delight, disgust or pain in nearly all Indo-European languages, but not found in Old English (where the equivalent expression was la!), so perhaps from Old French a "ah!, oh! woe!"
asshole: You are such an AH