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OMG! first usage
Posted by Bob Wiringa on 9/26/2017, 7:44 am
According to the editors of the OED, the first usage of OMG (Oh my God) appeared in a letter from Admiral Lord Fisher to Winston Churchill in September 1917: "I hear that a new order of Knighthood is on the tapis - O.M.G. (Oh! My God!) - Shower it on the Admiralty." Lord Fisher was truly a man ahead of his times...