Ever Wondered Where The Word OK Came From and What Does It Mean?

It is almost customary for us to say ‘Ok’ during our conversations with one another. Be it a text chat between friends discussing the next gathering or a response to an order by the boss, ‘Ok’ comes up quite often. The million dollar question is, where was this term used for the first time?

Origins of Ok

 

Here is an interesting breakdown of the term as Arika Okrent explores the origins of ‘Ok’. Just notice how closely it resembles LOL and OMG.