Often known as the abbreviation for opinion editorial this has been recognized as the opposite page inside the newspaper of the editorial page. It expresses the opinions of the named writer who is usually unaffiliated with the staff. First created in 1921 by Herbert Swope he is quoted as saying, "It occured to me that nothing is as interesting as opinion when opinion is interesting, so I devised a way to clean up the page opposite the editorial, which became the most important in America... and thereon I decided to print opinions, ignoring facts."
1.) "I went to Urban Dictionary not to get the definition of the word but to enter an op ed forum of how the word or phrase affected the culture of its users."