Fri March 25, 2011
The Two-Way

FYI: OMG And LOL Are Now In The Oxford English Dictionary

Originally published on Fri March 25, 2011 10:25 am

TMI was already in. So was BFF.

Now there's word from the learned folks at the Oxford English Dictionary that they're adding OMG and LOL to the "initialisms" in their book.

What seems surprising to us, though, is that "wassup" is just now being added. When was the last time you heard someone use it? Wassup with that?

And yes, we realize that passing along news like probably means we're part of the lumpenintelligentsia.

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