Wednesday 3 June 2015

Where Does The Word 'OK' Come From?

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Whether you spell it 'okay,' 'o.k.,' or 'OK,' it is so universal in both its meaning and sound that linguists say it’s the most recognized word on the planet.

But where the word OK actually came from is a bit of a mystery. Here are a few theories of how it started - and because they all developed in different parts of the world and spread, it's possible that more than one or even all of them could be true.

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