OK is an English word denoting approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or
acknowledgment. .... Arguments for a more Southern origin for the word note the
tendency of English to adopt loan words in ...
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.
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 ...
Apr 11, 2013 ... There may be more stories about the origin of "OK" than there are uses ... the
author of OK: The Improbable Story of America's Greatest Word, ...
Nov 11, 2014 ... Others have suggested it came from a word in the Wolof language of ... “Allen
Walker Read's findings about the origin of 'OK' as a jocular ...
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 16, 2014 ... Word up! Next Sunday, March 23rd, is the 175th anniversary of the ... And finally,
the most famous OK origin story was reinforced in the 2012 ...
Dec 27, 2015 ... We all know that the word OK means something similar to 'that sounds good';
meaning that the time and place are now confirmed. But how ...
Aug 5, 2010 ... up vote 53 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?
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.