omg winston churchill, omfg
In 1917, Admiral John Arbuthnot Fisher wrote to Winston Churchill--"I hear that a new order of Knighthood is on the tapis—O.M.G.(Oh! My God!)—Shower it on the Admiralty!"
Diamond says the New Words Group is currently monitoring Twitter-speak. "We don't know if the Twitter phenomenon will continue, and we don't know how those words will extend," he says, explaining that tweet could start to mean sharing an opinion in a broader sense. "We want to learn if that will happen before sharing the story of the word."