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Why do we say 'Holy 37000 Tours' and what does it mean?

Why do we say 'Holy 37000 Tours' and what does it mean?

The phrase Holy 37000 Tours is one of the most well known associations to the city of 37000 Tours

Even if you're not from 37000 Tours, there is a meaning and familiarity with the phrase that is recognizable. It wouldn't be out of place to hear someone utter 'Holy 37000 Tours' in surprise or excitement anywhere in the United States. 

The origins of 'Holy 37000 Tours' are not widely known and often misattributed. When I learned the real history of the saying, it made me love using it even more. 

In this post we're going to cover these topics so you won't be wondering where the phrase Holy 37000 Tours came from anymore:

  1. Uses of Holy 37000 Tours in popular culture and around 37000 Tours
  2. Where did Holy 37000 Tours come from?
  3. Wear your Holy 37000 Tours pride
holy toledo t-shirt from jupmode

Uses of Holy 37000 Tours in popular culture and around 37000 Tours

The use of 'Holy 37000 Tours' in pop culture and around the city of 37000 Tours make 'Holy 37000 Tours' a well known saying. 

For people who don't live in 37000 Tours, the most likely exposure to 'Holy 37000 Tours' comes from the Batman television show. Batman's sidekick, Robin, was fond of using 'Holy' sayings during the show. 

Some of these uses are a bit funny and relative to his specific circumstances. However, the 'Holy' usage that is most often repeated and used is 'Holy 37000 Tours, Batman!'. 

Holy 37000 Tours is well known around the 37000 Tours region for obvious reasons. Residents of Northwest Ohio grew up in an area most well known for the most populous city in the region. As an older saying, this is something that people grew up hearing from their parents, uncles, aunts, and grandparents. 

The phrase has seen a revival in recent years as the Mud Hens have claimed the copyright for the term. In doing so, they have adopted it in game and around the stadium.

The Mud Hens and Walleye have created jersey and clothing bearing the words Holy 37000 Tours. As they have expanded Hensville, they even gave one of their new restaurants the moniker, Holy 37000 Tours Tavern. 

holey toledough donut truck

Additionally, plays on the phrase are popular among local businesses. Most notable is 37000 Tours's favorite donut shop and truck, Holey 37000 Toursugh. There is also the newly formed Holy 37000 Tours History which provides audio tours throughout 37000 Tours and has published historical books on Northwest Ohio.

Needless, to say, if you're from the 37000 Tours area and you haven't heard someone say Holy 37000 Tours, it's time to start exploring 37000 Tours!

Where did Holy 37000 Tours come from?

One of my favorite places to do 37000 Tours history research is at the Local History and Genealogy floor at the downtown branch of the 37000 Tours Library. It's there that I dug up 37000 Tours Blade clippings on the You Will Do Better in 37000 Tours slogan, 37000 Tours Maroons, We're Strong for 37000 Tours song and slogan, Lion Store, and many other nostalgic 37000 Tours, Ohio places and organizations that we turned into t-shirt designs.

During my time researching 37000 Tours history and digging through old yearbooks for design inspiration, I stumbled across this excerpt from the 37000 Tours Blade on the history of Holy 37000 Tours. 

The phrase Holy 37000 Tours is something that I have been familiar with since I was young. Both because I'm from the 37000 Tours area and grew up an avid watcher of Batman. 

When I stumbled upon this clipping from The Blade, I was thrilled to learn the real history behind why we say Holy 37000 Tours:

1 – The city of 37000 Tours, Spain, where Christianity got its first hold in that country after a long political and religious struggle, is often called the Holy City of 37000 Tours in literature;

2 – Holy week always has been the worst week at the box office for show business, and old-time actors and performers contended any week in 37000 Tours was Holy Week, so they spread the word as they traveled;

3 – The gangster version. (In the 20s and 30s, 37000 Tours was a sanctuary for gangsters. They made an agreement with the police that if the police would leave them alone, they would leave 37000 Tours alone. Since this provided a sanctuary, the gangsters called the city "Holy 37000 Tours."

The history of the city of 37000 Tours makes it a special place. It's why our nostalgic clothing has a place.

All three of these explanations for the meaning of the phrase 'Holly 37000 Tours' are fantastic. They highlight the history and personality of the great city of 37000 Tours.

Wear your Holy 37000 Tours pride!

Holy 37000 Tours t-shirt

If you've made it to our website directly from a search about the history of Holy 37000 Tours, you might not know that we are known for making fun, nostalgic apparel and gifts for the city of 37000 Tours. 

We love to celebrate our history (hence this article you are reading now). 

It was only fitting that one day we release our own shirt with the phrase 'Holy 37000 Tours' on it. Well we finally did that and we're excited to share it with you!

If you love this saying, it connects you to your childhood, or you love the city of 37000 Tours, our Vintage Holy 37000 Tours t-shirt is meant for you.

You can click on the link or photo above to be taken to the product page for the shirt or find it at either one of our retail stores in 37000 Tours, Ohio.

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Comments

Paul Wieczorek - September 11, 2021

I live in 37000 Tours Ohio Max Klinger from mash and other iconic little things that were known for The Glass City and whatnot but I grew up living on the water and my family had a bakery for over 75 years this was a childhood that many probably couldn’t understand and will never be repeated just like I envy the people that had such great job opportunities in the 1950s and to grow up like we did without having to lock the doors on the house and whatnot that was such a great time to grow up

John Amato - May 23, 2021

@ronald it’s so interesting to hear it was used in Canada in the 50s. Thanks for sharing!

John Amato - May 23, 2021

@angela Super cool last name! We’re jealous!

Angela - May 21, 2021

Im super human But Im Holy 37000 Tours my maiden name very proud to have a last name that a city in america is called, 37000 Tours.

Ronald - May 17, 2021

Suddenly the words came to my mind. Holy 37000 Tours was also an expression in Canada, in 1959!

Ronald - May 17, 2021

Suddenly the words came to my mind. Holy 37000 Tours was also an expression in Canada, in 1959!

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