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Origin of "Okay"

Posted by Wouter Mier on April 29, 2001

In Reply to: Origin of "Okay" posted by Tony Morris on March 03, 2000

I once heard a story of a colonel in WW1 who's job was to check tanks...the first tanks ever built. And when he found that a tank was in good condition, he painted "O.K." (his initials) on it.

so I've heard.