Supposedly the word hijack originates from right here, in Oklahoma.
According to Roadside History of Oklahoma, by Francis and Roberta Fugate, prohibition-era Oklahoma is where the word hijack was coined. Here’s an excerpt:
Almost overnight the coronavirus pandemic has literally changed our world.
Things we touched a couple of weeks ago without a second thought are now scrutinized. A trip to the store has become a monumental endeavor. And don’t even think about paying with cash!
If only there were a way to pay without touching anything.
Oh wait… there is!
Living in this strange new world of COVID-19 has changed the daily routine. Telecommuting and #WFH (working from home) were mere concepts to most Americans just two weeks ago. Today we’re exchanging tips for using tools like Zoom and Skype. Grammarians cringe as “slack” becomes a verb. Work may never be the same again, let alone the workplace.
We’re also looking for ways to spend our time after hours. How can we get out of the house while avoiding interactions or large gatherings? Socializing without socializing. So yesterday we did something we hadn’t done in years—we went for a drive in the country.Continue reading COVID Cruise