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...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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?
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...