But they can relate to the concept of, oh my gosh, what am I here for?
gosh, if I could bring back anyone else—it would take all day!
"Gotta appeal to independents, but my gosh golly gumsticks, I can't offend the base..." So what happened next?
1757, altered pronunciation of God. Probably from by gosse (mid-16c.).
A mild exclamation of pleasure, disbelief, surprise, etc: Gosh but I'm tickled, Reverend
[1757+; a euphemism for God]