Nightly News | December 03, 2012
>>> and text message , turning 20 years old, the first one sent in 1992 , by a british engineer, reading simply, merry christmas . and with that, sms text messages were launched, in fact, launching a whole new language. but in checking on the story, we discovered a well-worn and old favorite, omg is actually old. the first-known use was in a letter from lloyd fisher to winston churchhill , as somebody mentioned, making lord fisher a teenage girl.