Entry date

  • Quotation evidence from 1917 (first cited in J. A. F. Fisher).
  • This is one of the most recent 11% of entries recorded in OED.
  • OED includes about 4900 entries first evidenced in the decade 1910—1919 (words such as jazz, online, vitamin).

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  • oh my God

Entry size

  • 2 senses (2 main senses, 0 subentry senses).
  • 9 quotations.

Timeline of sense development

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