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(Index last updated 12 January 2000.)

O

Oates, Jenny: UNIVAC

oaths: see swearing.

O'Bannon, Mark: License (comments)

obsolescisms: Obsolete

Ochsner, Beth: ubbi-dubbi

octothorp: wwaka

odd prose: TTea

OED: homomorphs

off-glides: VVowels (comments)

Ogden, C. K.: ggostak

Ogg, Oscar: UNIVAC

"Oh, Susannah" (song): OOne

O'Keeffe, Georgia: names

Okrand, Mark: uuui

Old English: see English, Old

Oliver, Bill: FFlagae

Oliver Twist: nnames2

ollaliberries: animals

Olympian gods: ZZeus

Omphale: xena

Ondaatje, Michael: weather

"one": see pronouns.

one-step (dance): fffox-trot

onomatopoeia: wwaka

"oops": oops

operators, telephone: Xchange

operettas: xena

Opie, Peter: OOne

Oppernockity: cccornflakes

opposites: oooxymorons

Opus Maledictorum: IInsults

oral tradition: xx-unknown

Oredson, Nick: sssimiles

Origins and Development of the English Language, The: eepicene (comments)

OSI (network) Reference Model: mnemonic (comments)

Oxford English Dictionary: homomorphs

Oxford, MS: limericks

Oxford University: sspooner

oxymorons: oooxymorons

Oysterville, Washington: eeespy


Jed Hartman <logophilia@kith.org>