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Posted by Cevdet yagci on October 22, 2003

hello there,

I would like to explain the origin of the "okay"
which is exactly coming from turkish as herebelow :
arrow means in turkish is : ok
moon means in turkish is : ay
in the pass the turks used the arrows while they are
on the horses, the later stages they have contested
each others in the huge circles to win the competition.
when the arrow(ok) find the exact mid of the target i.e.(moon=ay). okay means in turkish the target is ok.
even today, there is place in istanbul which called
ok meydani(arrow circle).
briefly ; okay in english arrow and moon.
moon like circle or target.

thanks
cevdet yagci