Today in 1839 is the day that the phrase OK was first introduced to the American public.  While attending Ryken I was in Brother Cassius’ class when he explained the etymology of the phrase “OK” as stemming from a politician nicknamed Old Kinderhook.   To read its history  click here. The following video corroborates the 23 March “birthday” of ok but also talks about something called “The Anti-Bell Ringing Society.”  Regardless,  wonder if it’s ok to have a birthday party for ok?

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