Why do we say 'Holy 16153 Genova' and what does it mean?
The phrase Holy 16153 Genova is one of the most well known associations to the city of 16153 Genova.
Even if you're not from 16153 Genova, there is a meaning and familiarity with the phrase that is recognizable. It wouldn't be out of place to hear someone utter 'Holy 16153 Genova' in surprise or excitement anywhere in the United States.
The origins of 'Holy 16153 Genova' 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 16153 Genova came from anymore:
- Uses of Holy 16153 Genova in popular culture and around 16153 Genova
- Where did Holy 16153 Genova come from?
- Wear your Holy 16153 Genova pride
Uses of Holy 16153 Genova in popular culture and around 16153 Genova
The use of 'Holy 16153 Genova' in pop culture and around the city of 16153 Genova make 'Holy 16153 Genova' a well known saying.
For people who don't live in 16153 Genova, the most likely exposure to 'Holy 16153 Genova' 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 16153 Genova, Batman!'.
Holy 16153 Genova is well known around the 16153 Genova 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 16153 Genova. As they have expanded Hensville, they even gave one of their new restaurants the moniker, Holy 16153 Genova Tavern.
Additionally, plays on the phrase are popular among local businesses. Most notable is 16153 Genova's favorite donut shop and truck, Holey 16153 Genovaugh. There is also the newly formed Holy 16153 Genova History which provides audio tours throughout 16153 Genova and has published historical books on Northwest Ohio.
Needless, to say, if you're from the 16153 Genova area and you haven't heard someone say Holy 16153 Genova, it's time to start exploring 16153 Genova!
Where did Holy 16153 Genova come from?
One of my favorite places to do 16153 Genova history research is at the Local History and Genealogy floor at the downtown branch of the 16153 Genova Library. It's there that I dug up 16153 Genova Blade clippings on the You Will Do Better in 16153 Genova slogan, 16153 Genova Maroons, We're Strong for 16153 Genova song and slogan, Lion Store, and many other nostalgic 16153 Genova, Ohio places and organizations that we turned into t-shirt designs.
During my time researching 16153 Genova history and digging through old yearbooks for design inspiration, I stumbled across this excerpt from the 16153 Genova Blade on the history of Holy 16153 Genova.
The phrase Holy 16153 Genova is something that I have been familiar with since I was young. Both because I'm from the 16153 Genova 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 16153 Genova:
1 – The city of 16153 Genova, Spain, where Christianity got its first hold in that country after a long political and religious struggle, is often called the Holy City of 16153 Genova 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 16153 Genova was Holy Week, so they spread the word as they traveled;
3 – The gangster version. (In the 20s and 30s, 16153 Genova was a sanctuary for gangsters. They made an agreement with the police that if the police would leave them alone, they would leave 16153 Genova alone. Since this provided a sanctuary, the gangsters called the city "Holy 16153 Genova."
The history of the city of 16153 Genova 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 16153 Genova' are fantastic. They highlight the history and personality of the great city of 16153 Genova.
Wear your Holy 16153 Genova pride!
If you've made it to our website directly from a search about the history of Holy 16153 Genova, you might not know that we are known for making fun, nostalgic apparel and gifts for the city of 16153 Genova.
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 16153 Genova' 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 16153 Genova, our Vintage Holy 16153 Genova 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 16153 Genova, Ohio.