doggonedest

doggoned

[dawg-gawnd, -gond, dog-]
adjective, superlative doggonedest, adverb
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doggone
1851, Amer.Eng., a "fantastic perversion of god-damned" [Weekley]. But Mencken favors the theory that it is "a blend form of dog on it; in fact it is still often used with it following. It is thus a brother to the old English phrase, 'a pox upon it,' but is considerably more decorous."
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