OMG! Online abbreviations make the OED

(03-25) 05:55 PDT LONDON, United Kingdom (AP) -- OMG! The exclamatory online abbreviation has won the approval of the Oxford English Dictionary. The term _ short for "Oh my God" _ is one of dozens of new entries in the...

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