ZOMG

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(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?) Variant of OMG, presumably from excited users accidentally hitting the Z key while attempting to press shift or from conscious imitation of such excitement.

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ZOMG

  1. (Internet slang) An emphatic form of oh my God.
    • 2007 August, Germaine Ong, "Sony Vaio VGN-UX38GN" in GameAxis Unwired:
      I wouldn't be exaggerating if I said that my initial reaction to this machine went something like: ZOMG it's an overgrown Blackberry.
    • 2010, Shawn Collins, "Walking the Walk in Affiliate Marketing" in Internet Marketing from the Real Experts, page 204:
      My fellow Tweeters were supportive, bless their hearts, but I know I was getting annoying constantly tweeting stuff like: "ZOMG I JUST BURNED 1K CALORIES!!11!"
    • 2012, Cate Tiernan, Darkness Falls, p. 62:
      What was he doing pursuing me? He didn't seem happy about it, like, ZOMG, I met my soul mate and now my life can begin! It was more like he was being compelled against his will.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:ZOMG.

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