One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to express shock, excitement, disbelief, etc.‘OMG! If my parents find out they will go crazy!’
- ‘omg you sneaky girl!’
- ‘Omg where are they?’
- ‘Of course when I first saw what you're wearing I was like, 'omg, she totally needs a makeover!'’
- ‘OMG the exams are drawing nearer and nearer!’
- ‘omg, that girl in today's episode was a complete maniac!’
- ‘OMG, thank you, thank you, thank you.’
- ‘Omg, that was fun.’
- ‘Omg you are completely incorrigible.’
- ‘Claire: OMG Lisa this is great.’
- ‘I love the feeling when people walk in into our place and exclaim, OMG, your house looks so pretty.’
- ‘I am inordinately excited (OMG!)’
- ‘I was like OMG, and then pulled my friend away.’
- ‘I read that entire forum thread, and omg, what a bunch of tools the regular posters are - the board admin is the worst.’
- ‘OMG me too!’
- ‘So, we did, and omg it was beyond delicious.’
- ‘"OMG, think of all the makeup I could, like, buy if I won!"’
- ‘Omg, please, some people, like me, are desperate and worried to the core about what they're gonna do with their lives!’
- ‘Omg, we finally did it!’
- ‘OMG, Bryan, she's so cute!’
Early 20th century: from the initial letters of oh my God! (the final elements may sometimes represent goodness, gosh, etc.).
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