OK denotes approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgment. "OK",
as an ... The R&B singer Pete Seeger sang that "OK" was of Choctaw Indian
origin, as the dictiona...
A more likely explanation is that the term originated as an abbreviation of orl ... (
after his birthplace in New York State), and his supporters formed the 'OK Club'.
Nov 6, 2014 ... OK first appeared as an abbreviation for “Oll Korrect,” printed in a satirical article
about grammar, the Economist continues. The word's origins ...
Mar 16, 2014 ... O.K. is a pair of initials with a multitude of uses -- not to mention a number of ...
And finally, the most famous OK origin story was reinforced in the ...
Feb 18, 2011 ... Its true origin was gradually forgotten. OK used such familiar sounds that
speakers of other languages, hearing it, could rethink it as an ...
Aug 5, 2010 ... ... "OK". Is there any evidence of the true origin of the term? .... This account of the
origin of O. K. has been current in the South for many years.
Oct 29, 2010 ... Theories abound,but Allan Metcalf believes knows the only origin of the word "OK
" that really holds water.
Mar 22, 2014 ... In honor of OK Day, here's a look at how this uniquely American acronym ... It has
almost as many origin stories as connotations, but linguists ...
Probably further popularized by use as an election slogan by the O.K. Club, New
York boosters of Democratic president Martin Van Buren's 1840 re-election bid, ...
"Okay" entered the verbal vocabulary of Nordic Americans. ... "An expansion on
my earlier rather vague note about the attempt to argue an African origin for O.K.