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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OK

OK is an English word denoting approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgment. "OK" is frequently used as a ...

en.oxforddictionaries.com/explore/what-is-the-origin-of-the-word-ok

It does not seem at all likely, from the linguistic and historical evidence, that it comes from the Scots expression och aye, the Greek ola kala ('it is good'), the ...

www.history.com/news/the-birth-of-ok-175-years-ago

Mar 21, 2014 ... It was 175 years ago this Sunday that two little letters were first linked together in a simple abbreviation—OK. Thanks in part to its adoption in ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/time-for-a-little-word-history-ok

Mar 16, 2014 ... O.K. is a pair of initials with a multitude of uses -- not to mention a number of different explanations of how it came to be. An upcoming ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-word-ok-was-invented-175-years-ago-180953258

Nov 6, 2014 ... OK is an editorial joke run wild. ... What academia accepts as "fact" is actually about 99% pseudo-history - fringe b.s. - and MAYBE 1% fact.

mentalfloss.com/article/50042/whats-real-origin-ok

Apr 11, 2013 ... There may be more stories about the origin of "OK" than there are uses .... Emerson Whitney, who inquired about the history of OK via Twitter.

www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=OK002

Okay is located in the southeastern corner of Wagoner County on State Highway 16. The community lies on the east bank of the Verdigris River in the Three ...

www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12503686

Feb 18, 2011 ... It crops up in our speech dozens of times every day, although it apparently means little. So how did the word "OK" conquer the world, asks Allan ...

wiki.c2.com/?EtymologyOfOkay

"Okay" entered the verbal vocabulary of Nordic Americans. ... The history of slavery, such as slave managers' journals, have many instances of the word " okee" ...