Posted by Pawn on October 26, 2003
In Reply to: No. 20 posted by ESC on October 26, 2003
: : Adding No. 19 - It came from the Japanese word: ryoukai.
: No. 20. (From post on Oct. 22) OK has a Turkish origin.
I was just wondering. It can always go the other way, and I had no idea OK dates back to the 1840s.
More likely ryoukai comes from the english. It's just odd to me that the Japanese would use such in military communications?
Oh well, I guess there realy is no way to know.