On This Day: ‘OK’ is published for the first time

On This Day: ‘OK’ is published for the first time
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(WWBT) - On this day, March 23, 1839, the initials “OK” are published for the first time in a paper.

According to History.com, OK is meant for “oll korrect,” which was a popular misspelling of “all correct.”

After being printed in The Boston Morning Post, it quickly made it into everyday speech.

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