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This entry should be amended to note that the "z" is added emphasis from the common typo committed when hitting the "shift" key.

Except that it's not: see [1]. Unfortunately, although this FAQ is accurate, the fact that it has not been cited in a reliable source means that we cannot include it on Wiktionary. Shii 14:21, 12 December 2008 (UTC)

I removed the following from the entry as uncited: "The "z" was originally a mistake while attempting to hit the shift key on a QWERTY keyboard with the left hand, and type "OMG"." - -sche (discuss) 04:26, 18 October 2012 (UTC)

Returnin' the etymology[edit]

I don't know about anyone else, but I do see the same origin all over the Internet as to why it is typed as 'ZOMG', summat like 'miss-hiting the swift key and holds 'z' instead'. Also, I've found this if this is enough proof? Tony6ty4ur (talk) 23:28, 19 November 2012 (UTC)