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Nom d’un x

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Nom d’un chien ! : Dammit! Good grief!

The phrase Nom d’un chien ! is a mild expletive, and an alternative to the blasphemous Nom de Dieu ! (goddamn, goddammit). Equally mild are these variations:

Nom d’une pipe ! (Good heavens! literally "In the name of a pipe!")
Nom d’un caribou ! (literally ‘In the name of a reindeer!) is a Frantastique invention!

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