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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OK

OK is an English word denoting approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgment. "OK" has frequently turned up as a ...

en.oxforddictionaries.com/explore/what-is-the-origin-of-the-word-ok

It does not seem at all likely, from the linguistic and historical evidence, that it comes from the Scots expression och aye, the Greek ola kala ('it is good'), the ...

mentalfloss.com/article/50042/whats-real-origin-ok

"OK" is the all-purpose American expression that became an all-purpose ... scoured historical sources for evidence about OK, and published his findings in a  ...

www.history.com/news/the-birth-of-ok-175-years-ago

Mar 21, 2014 ... It was 175 years ago this Sunday that two little letters were first linked together in a simple abbreviation—OK. Thanks in part to its adoption in ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-word-ok-was-invented-175-years-ago-180953258

Nov 6, 2014 ... OK is an editorial joke run wild. ... What academia accepts as "fact" is actually about 99% pseudo-history - fringe b.s. - and MAYBE 1% fact.

www.cbsnews.com/news/time-for-a-little-word-history-ok

Mar 16, 2014 ... O.K. is a pair of initials with a multitude of uses -- not to mention a number of different explanations of how it came to be. An upcoming ...

www.okhistory.org

Your membership will help to ensure Oklahoma history is preserved and ... Subscribe to OHS EXTRA! for weekly updates on events, classes, exhibits, and history. Oklahoma History Center | 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105 ...

www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/okay.html

Okay. Meaning. Satisfactory - all correct. Origin. Such a short word and the source of so much dispute. It is possibly the phrase with more alternative suggested ...

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/29/AR2010102903982.html

Oct 29, 2010 ... OK. The Improbable History. of America's Greatest Word. By Allan Metcalf. Oxford Univ. 210 pp. $18.95. Probably there are as many theories ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/17/where-did-the-term-ok-okay-come-from

Aug 5, 2010 ... Historical discussions of the origin of 'OK'. Here are some discussions of the etymology of OK through the years, arranged chronologically.