Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Dec 5 18:18:55 UTC 2012

On Dec 5, 2012, at 12:20 PM, Dan Goncharoff wrote:

> Daily News claims first use of OMG to Lord Fisher in 1917 letter to Winston
> Churchill:

Can we be sure that the U.S. newspaper fad from the 1830s that gave us "O.K." (and at least one instances of alphanumeric "b4") never included an instance of "O.M.G." with this sense?  (I can't locate my ADS volume that contains reprints of the relevant A. W. Read papers on O.K. and the fad.)


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