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  • Well, the hoss got stuck in one o 'them are flambergasted snow-banks, and there we sot, onable to stir, and to cap all, while we was a sittin' there, husband was took with a dretful crik in his back.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume X (of X) Various 1887

  • "Oh, she will say you were so flambergasted by the rumpus -- I mean confused and excited by the occasion -- that you forgot to bid her good-by," said

    Her Mother's Secret Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth 1859

  • Poll Bingham) is a-havin 'a new gownd made a purpose to wear to the party, -- one of these' ere flambergasted, blazin 'plaid consarns, with tew awful wide kaiterin' flounces around the skirt.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IX (of X) Various 1887


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