OK denotes approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgment. "OK",
as an ... Numerous explanations for the origin of the expression have been ...
OK: those two little letters form a handy word that is recognized all around the
world, but where did OK get its meaning? We explore the possibilities.
Apr 11, 2013 ... There may be more stories about the origin of "OK" than there are uses for it: it
comes from the Haitian port "Aux Cayes," from Louisiana French ...
Mar 21, 2014 ... OK reappeared in another Boston Morning Post article three days later, and it ...
While OK became part of the popular lexicon, its origins were ...
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.
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, ...
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 ...