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Why does the University of Oklahoma refer to itself as OU instead of UO?

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Tradition. If it has "State" in the name it's always "Blah State U.", but if it doesn't, it could go either way. Most seem to prefer "University of Blah" Michigan Texas North Carolina Florida Georgia Illinois California Chicago Houston but some prefer "Blah U." Oklahoma Indiana Seems like those not named after a specific place are always like this Purdue Rutgers Tulane Harvard Leland Stanford Junior Northwestern Who knows why. Just seems to roll off the tongue better.

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