Bill Bailey | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Bill Bailey

There are a number of acronyms in existence that have been used in the English language for hundreds of years, and all have been abbreviated for a good reason, because they were in another language to begin with. However the acronyms of today differ entirely. They have been created purely for convenience, and they do nothing but promote laziness in written and sometimes spoken English. 'ATM', we're well and truly in an age of 'LOLing', 'OMGing' and 'ROFLing'. However, since when has it become acceptable to communicate like this, rather than using good, old-fashioned, full length words?

Letter To Winston Churchill Contains First 'OMG'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Tech

The first use of the text speak phrase OMG ('oh my God') has been discovered - in a letter to Sir Winston Churchill. A letter published by the US L...

The Book Your Skinny Friends Have Already Read - OMG!

Venice Fulton | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Venice Fulton

Let's ditch the safety in numbers soundbite of "eat less and exercise more". Let's look around and admit that ain't working. Let's embrace the shift in thinking.