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.
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 ...
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 ...
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?
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 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 ...
Oct 29, 2010 ... Theories abound,but Allan Metcalf believes knows the only origin of the word "OK
" that really holds water.
Jul 6, 2015 ... But where did that term come from? What did it first mean? This interesting word
breakdown from Arika Okrent dives into the real origin of OK ...