Is ‘Oh, My God!’ Sacrilegious?

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This debate passed me by altogether until I chanced upon a Washington Post story this morning, but it appears that there’s consternation over the widespread use of “Oh, my God!”

Some argue that it’s taking God’s name in vain, others that it’s just an everyday expression similar to “Oh, my Gosh” or “Oh, s—!”  (People sometimes add a “holy” to the “s” expression, so does that make that saying sacrilegious as well?)

You read “Watch Your Acronyms” and decide for yourself.

Categories: Grammar Sucks

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