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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 ...

What is the origin of the word 'OK'? | Oxford Dictionaries

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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.

How the WordOK” Was Invented 175 Years Ago | Smart News ...

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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 ...

What's the Real Origin of "OK"? | Mental Floss

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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, ...

OK, So Here's The Real Story Of Where 'OK' Comes From | The ...

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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 ...

The Birth of OK, 175 Years Ago - History in the Headlines

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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 ...

Time for a little word history, OK? - CBS News

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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 ...

The Origin of the Word 'OK' | One Hour Translation

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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 ...

etymology - Where did the term "OK/Okay" come from? - English ...

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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?

Words and Their Stories: Where Did 'OK' Come From?

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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.