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OK is an English word denoting approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgment. ... It fulfills a similar role as an adverb ("Wow, you did OK for your first time skiing!"). As a...

Where did the expression 'OK' come from? - The Week


Apr 14, 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 ...

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


Nov 11, 2014 ... And where did the expression come from in the first place? ... that OK came from the Native American Indian tribe Choctaw's word “okeh.

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


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.

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

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


Mar 16, 2014 ... O.K. is a pair of initials with a multitude of uses -- not to mention a number of different explanations of ... So just where did this word come from?

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


Nov 6, 2014 ... OK is an editorial joke run wild. ... when etymologist Allen Read did some digging —through suggestions that the word might come from Europe, ...

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


Aug 5, 2010 ... I've heard lots of varying histories of the term "OK". .... "I read ze grand national affair and ven I come to ze end I behold O. K! I glance my eye to ...

Where did the word OK come from and what does it actually mean?


Jul 6, 2015 ... Ok. When your boss hands you an assignment. Ok. When you need to pay the bill . Ok. And so on. But where did that term come from? What did ...

Where did the word 'OK' come from? | MNN - Mother Nature Network


Mar 22, 2014 ... Few two-letter words have as many meanings, or are as widely understood, as ' OK.' In honor of its anniversary on March 23, here's a closer ...