The History Of OK: How A Small Word Had A Huge Impact On English

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What is the history of OK? It's a word you use every day, but what does it even mean? And where did it originate? In this episode of our animated linguistics series "Wordplay," we look at the history of OK and how these two little letters became so ubiquitous in the English language.

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