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OK denotes approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgment. "OK", as an .... We said our brethren were going to New York in the Richmond, and they did go, as per Post of Thursda...

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.

OK” Comes From - Huffington Post

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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 ...

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

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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, ...

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

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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 ...

Where did the Term "OK" Come from? (with pictures)

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Aug 31, 2016 ... The term OK, or okay, comes from the 1840 US presidential ... I did read a long time ago that one possible origin is this: during the Civil War it ...

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May 19, 2013 ... ... Playbook, one of the best movies released last year, tells us where the expression OK comes from. ... Where did the N-word come from?

Is it true that 'O.K.' comes from 'zerO Killed', a phrase used by pilots ...

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In a word, no. It's much older. The current take on OK is that it is a corrupted abbreviation of ... O K—, the wicked life I did spend, Has brough me to an untimely end .... Phrase Origins: Where did the term "brownie points" come from? Where did ...

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

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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 ...

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.

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

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Jul 6, 2015 ... We say it almost everyday. When friends text to meet at 7. Ok. When your boss hands you an assignment. Ok. When you need to pay the bill.