This is my dumping ground for quotes and other stuff relating to the wonderful world of digital & communications.
On Thursday, teenagers around the world discovered that they weren’t, like, the first generation to use OMG. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, which listed the acronym among its newest crop of word additions, that distinction goes to British Navy Admiral John Arbuthnot Fisher. In 1917, Fisher wrote this sentence in a letter: “I hear that a new order of Knighthood is on the tapis—O.M.G.(Oh! My God!)—Shower it on the Admiralty!” He sent the letter to Winston Churchill.