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Posted by James Briggs on November 05, 2002

In Reply to: O.K. posted by Cozmo on November 05, 2002

: The aristocracy of old New York City (early 19th Century) often belonged to the "Old Knickerbockers" club. If you were a member, you were "o.k." Hence, today's expression.

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