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"OK"

Posted by Carey Ball on July 07, 2003

Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary lists the origin of "OK" as "abbr. of 'oll korrect', alter. of 'all correct'". I remember my second grade teacher telling us this back in '67 or '68.