I don’t use this phrase, and have only heard it once by the parent of a friend.
What in Sam Hill is southern slang for “what the hell.” For an example, “Jane Ann! 44 more words
This one is easy… a way of expressing shock or surprise.
Such as “Oh my goodness” or “Well, I’ll Be Darned (or damned).” As I live and breathe can be expressed as a form of frustration : “As I live and breath Anna Beth Louise, you and your antics will be the death of me.” Or, happy circumstance: “As I live and breathe, Conner Smith! 20 more words