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OMG Wow / Oh My God Wow

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Added Mar 22, 2018 at 05:15PM EDT by Matt.

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"OMG Wow" or "Oh my God Wow" is a memorable quote from the 2012 Ghanaian film Azonto Ghost. In the film, a woman tells her husband that she is pregnant. He responds, "Oh my god! Wow!" Online, people use the clip to express feigned or sarcastic delight, as well as general surprise.

Origin

In 2012, the Ghanian, Twi-language film entitled Azonto Ghost was released (reupload clip below, left). In the film, a woman tells her husband that she is three months pregnant.[1] The husband responds with enthusiasm and says, "Oh my god. Wow!"

On October 22nd, 2016, Vine [2] user aswad isolated the moment and posted it to the website (shown below). Within a year and a half, the post received more than 1,100 likes, 470 revines and 121,000 loops.



Spread

About six weeks later, Twitter [3] user @_High_Ku tweeted the Vine video with the caption "When your dealer does Christmas offers. In a little over one year, the post (shown below) received more than 80 retweets and 110 likes.



On March 9th, 2018, Twitter[4] user @johnticious tweeted the video with the caption "me in office hours reacting to my professor's life stories tryna make my D into an A-:" The post (shown below, left) received more than 39,000 retweets and 110,000 likes in two weeks.

On March 11th, Twitter[5] user @okaycornell tweeted the Vine with the caption, "Me: *eats a piece of fruit and takes a sip of water* My organs:" The post (shown below, center) received more than 107,000 retweets and 240,000 likes in two weeks.

The following day, Twitter[6] user @NahNahBad tweeted the clip with the caption "When I become a parent and my children bring me their drawings of stick people." The post (shown below, right) received more than 100,000 retweets and 250,000 likes in two weeks.

Two weeks later, on March 21st, the website Bavity[1] published an article about the meme, its source and popularity.


me in office hours reacting to my professor's life stories tryna make my D into an A- 0:07 Me: *eats a piece of fruit and takes a sip of water* My organs: 0:07 When I become a parent and my children bring me their drawings of stick people 0:06

Various Examples


Me when I realized I grew up to be a total failure 0:07 Listening to someone pitch a bad idea but you gotta play it cool because of politics 0:07 gets new hairstyle* White coworkers: 0:07
Me when I get played even tho I saw the signs 0:04 5.28M views me desperately trying not to lose it when my life is already bad enough and another bad thing happens to me 0:07 me: takes my booksack out of my car for the first time in 8 months my gpa: 0:07


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