OK is an English word denoting approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or
acknowledgment. .... The folk singer Pete Seeger sang that "OK" was of Choctaw
Indian origin, as the dictionaries...
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 ...
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 ...
Nov 11, 2014 ... But a new article published in Smithsonian magazine maintains that OK has its
origins in early 19th Century Boston—a time when it was trendy ...
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 ...
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.
The word OK has found its way into just about every language on earth. Although
it's usually written in all capitals and pronounced as separate letters, OK is a.
Jul 17, 2003 ... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OK#Proposed_etymologies Whilst there is a
Choctaw word 'okeh' I personally feel that this is not the origin - the ...
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 ...