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Here’s a link to an article from More Intelligent Life that does a nice job on surveying the modern usage of acronyms. I like, in particular, the author’s take on the diminution of God to the letter ‘G’ in OMG. It is reflective of the adolescent instinct to turn powerful words, like ‘awesome’ into ordinary expressions of mundane activity. “OMG the latest episode of ET is so awesome. It’s like about a world without awe and without God. So wicked.”

More Intelligent Life Acronym Article