Posted by ESC on October 26, 2003
In Reply to: No. 20 posted by Pawn 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.
That's what makes it interesting. Thanks for posting.