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The Etymology of LOL by Victoria Leong

What social media may be doing to our vocabulary Twitter, the iPhone touchscreen keyboard, and even Sarah Palin, have all left a mark on the way we speak, write and think. “LOL” (“laughing out loud”) and “OMG” (“oh my God” or “oh my gosh”), the staple of youngsters on social media platforms, have even strong-armed [...]