idiom. An exclamation offensive to Odin, Jesus, Zeus, my Uncle Fred, and all other males.
Related terms: for Oprah’s sake, for the love of Oprah.
Real citation: “Sweet merciful Oprah, I can't feel my colon!”
(June 17, 2005, http://boards.adultswim.com/adultswim/board/message?board.id=8&message.id=808475)
Made-up citation: “Sweet merciful Oprah! I’ve known many star-crossed lovers, but you’re the first star-crossed proctologist.”