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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 ...

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 ...

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

Apr 11, 2013 ... "OK" is the all-purpose American expression that became an ... came from Emerson Whitney, who inquired about the history of OK via Twitter.

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/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=OK002

Okay is located in the southeastern corner of Wagoner County on State Highway 16. The community lies on the east bank of the Verdigris River in the Three ...

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

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

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 ...

wiki.c2.com/?EtymologyOfOkay

"Okay" entered the verbal vocabulary of Nordic Americans. ... The history of slavery, such as slave managers' journals, have many instances of the word " okee" ...