OK denotes approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgment. "OK",
as an .... Arguments for a more Southern origin for the word note the tendency of
English to adopt loan words i...
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 ... The truth about OK, as Allan Metcalf, the author of OK: The Improbable Story of
America's Greatest Word, puts it, is that it was "born as a lame ...
Feb 18, 2011 ... So how did the word "OK" conquer the world? ... Image caption OK is everywhere
, used every day ... Its true origin was gradually forgotten. OK ...
Aug 5, 2010 ... up vote 52 down vote favorite. 10. I've heard lots of varying histories of the term "
OK". Is there any evidence of the true origin of the term?
Oct 29, 2010 ... Theories abound,but Allan Metcalf believes knows the only origin of the word "OK
" that really holds water.
Mar 21, 2014 ... While OK became part of the popular lexicon, its origins were ... President
Woodrow Wilson thought it evolved from a Choctaw word that he ...
Mar 22, 2014 ... The word "OK" is one of America's most popular cultural exports, ... many origin
stories as connotations, but linguists generally agree the word ...
Feb 18, 2015 ... I suspect it's a cluster of connotations to do with its origins and its sound. I'll get on
to ... I knew then that the word OK came from sauce bottles.
Feb 25, 2010 ... Millions of people all over the world use the word OK. In fact, some people say
the word is used more often than any other word in the world.