How was OK derived?

How was OK derived?

“OK” is one of the most common words in the English language, but linguistically it’s a relative newbie. It’s just 150 years old, and traces its roots back to 19th century Boston. OK first appeared as an abbreviation for “Oll Korrect,” printed in a satirical article about grammar, the Economist continues.

Is OK an abbreviation of okay?

Okay and OK are two acceptable spellings of the same word. There’s no difference between OK and okay. The older term, OK, (possibly) derived from an abbreviation for an intentional misspelling of “all correct.” The terms are both standard English.

What is the full abbreviation of OK?

OK: Olla Kalla or Oll Korrect OK (also spelled as okay, ok, or O.K.) is a word used to denote acceptance, agreement, approval, or acknowledgment. OK expand as Olla Kalla. It is a Greek word which means All correct. This is a very common word used in conversation when we agree with the other.

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