Origin of drataphetic from 'od rot from God rot
An example of drat is what you'd say after finding out you have to go into work on your day off because someone called in sick.
Origin of dratShort for God rot
(third-person singular simple present drats, present participle dratting, simple past and past participle dratted)
- Flach, Les Origines de l'ancienne France (1886-1893); Paul Viollet, Drat public: Histoires des institutions politiques et administratives de la France (1890-1898); and Henri See, Les classes rurales et le regime domanial (1901).