"'turn away' from the scene. o In pragmatics, the origo is the reference point on which deictic relationships are based."
"The reflector of fiction forms a deictic centre, an 'origo', around which objects are positioned relative to their relative proximity or distance to the reflector."
"The first place finisher (12,100 votes) was Mike Quigley, a Cook County commissioner best known for having quarreled with the Stroger dynasty, second only to the Daleys as fons et origo of Chicagoland corruption."
"But we can, and should, go back even further, to the fons et origo of this sort of thing: the coterie of literary wingnuts who have insisted that Shakespeare was simply too oafish, ill-educated and country-bred to write the plays attributed to him."