What does OGW stand for?

Oh gosh why


OGW (oh gosh why) is an expression of surprise and/or disapproval. You're most likely to receive this acronym in messages from your friends, after you relate a distressing anecdote.

For example, if you tell your BFF that your SO broke up with you, they may respond with OGW. This means your friend wants you to share the deets of your break-up. Or, if you tell your friend you're planning to eat only KFC sandwiches for the foreseeable future, they may send OGW. (They'll also instantly understand why your SO broke up with you.)


OGW he's wearing those pants AGAIN! How do we get him to stop?

A woman who is about to send OGW

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Updated October 26, 2022

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