Yowza

In common use in advertising and on the net, often in same sense as Wow! or Yeah!
For some reason in a number of web ads regarding cross country biking.
Try doing a deep search on the web to find this word.
I've looked for days with no joy. Thought it might be from southern minstrel days - exaggerated slave speak.
Does anyone actually have a reference or etymology on this real expression? Thanks.

Yowza! New Cross country race will be awesome.


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