- Orthography is the art of correct spelling.
- Cheerios and Spaghetti-Os.
- Obama is the only U.S. President whose name begins and ends with a vowel.
- Three U.S. states start with O: Ohio, Oklahoma, and Oregon.
- The O' in Irish names comes from an old Irish word 'Ua' which meant grandson, grandchild, or descendant of.
- In 1945, Orchard Field was the site for a new Chicago Airport. In 1949 it was renamed Chicago-O'Hare International Airport to honor aviator Edward "Butch" O'Hare, a Medal of Honor recipient from Chicago who died in WWII.
- O is the symbol for oxygen.
- O is the 4th most used letter in the English alphabet and a vowel.
- Animals that start with O: otter, octopus, osprey, orangutan, ocelot, opossum, okapi (elk), oyster, owl, ostrich, ox, oriole, orca.
- Oscar represents the finest achievements in the motion picture industry. How the statute got the nickname "Oscar" is debatable. One theory is that Margaret Herrick, Academy librarian, made the comment that the trophy reminded her of her Uncle Oscar.
- Oblong, octagon, oval
- The letter O is the 4th most used letter in the English alphabet.
- Oak trees, oranges, opals and olives.
- Remember Hawaii 5-O?
- Orchid and oregano
- Oreo and Jell-O
- Omega, the last letter of the Greek alphabet. Often used to denote the end, or the last.
- O, symbol for hug
- The oldest letter in our alphabet is O, which has existed in its present form for more than 3,000 years.
- The name of OZ in the 'Wizard of OZ' was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N and O-Z.....hence the name OZ.
- OK.....one of the most frequently used words in the world. It's an odd word that looks like an abbreviation or an acronym. Almost every language has an O vowel and a K consonant. So, OK is a distinctive combination of familiar elements. That's one reason the word OK has been accepted and stands apart. Even though conversations all over the world use the word OK, there are many areas of language where OK is rarely to be found. You won't find OK in prepared speeches. Most speeches and reports are OK free.
- The pound sign (#) is called an Octothorpe
Monday, September 24, 2012
O is for Overcup Oak Tree
Posted by Nature Weaver Gypsy