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>My favorite is the French (surprise, surprise) "Zut, alors!" which although
>dirty, is acceptable in any company. (pronounced "zoot, ah-lor", the "oo"
>as in the English "zoo") Be sure to say the first word with real feeling &
>emphasis--it's quite satisfying! ;)
Sally, you forgot to add that when you say "Zut, alors!" with real feeling
(and always with an exclamation point) you have to screw your face up as if
you've just bitten into a lemon. (Think Yves Montand!)--Yvette