Happy Birthday: The word OK completes 175 years

New Delhi: In India, you may have noticed trucks with the signs BLOW HORN OK TATA. OK is a word normally used to signify "all is well".‘OK' is the all-purpose American expression that became an
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India TV News Desk 23 Mar 2014, 07:14 AM IST
New Delhi: In India, you may have noticed trucks with the signs BLOW HORN OK TATA. OK is a word normally used to signify "all is well".

‘OK' is the all-purpose American expression that became an all-purpose English expression and later it became an all-purpose expression in dozens of other languages.

It was 175 years ago this Sunday that two little letters ‘all correct' were first linked together in a simple abbreviation—OK.

According tolegend,  the word first appeared  in print, on page two of  The Boston Morning Post edition of March 23 ,1839. Boston Morning Post was one of the most popular newspapers in the United States during those days.
 
 
 

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