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541 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 18 years ago by falconwing

Do you know what `OK` stands for?


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18 yrs ago - Wednesday 6/19/02 - 2:07:30 PM EST (GMT-5)
finally someone else understands that "o.k." is just plain stupid!
18 yrs ago - Wednesday 6/19/02 - 2:08:16 PM EST (GMT-5)
It's an abbreviation of "Okay"
18 yrs ago - Wednesday 6/19/02 - 2:10:14 PM EST (GMT-5)
okay
18 yrs ago - Wednesday 6/19/02 - 2:14:03 PM EST (GMT-5)
k
18 yrs ago - Wednesday 6/19/02 - 2:16:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
Yankees: sounds a bit off to me, that.
18 yrs ago - Wednesday 6/19/02 - 2:18:46 PM EST (GMT-5)
Yankees is right, Kaneda! And do you know the origin of the term Yankees?
18 yrs ago - Wednesday 6/19/02 - 2:21:36 PM EST (GMT-5)
I'm not getting anything with that link.
18 yrs ago - Wednesday 6/19/02 - 2:22:19 PM EST (GMT-5)
Oh Kay?
18 yrs ago - Wednesday 6/19/02 - 2:25:18 PM EST (GMT-5)
Yankee is right, it was also used as a spoof by newspapers in the 1800s to say Ol Korrect. You can find it at www.straightdope.com
18 yrs ago - Thursday 6/20/02 - 3:38:21 AM EST (GMT-5)
Also it was the signature for Martin Van Buren who was known as Old Kinderhook. He would sign things "OK"
18 yrs ago - Thursday 6/20/02 - 3:51:30 AM EST (GMT-5)
what warrick 1830 said... i was gonna say that but he beat me to it! lol
18 yrs ago - Thursday 6/20/02 - 4:22:25 AM EST (GMT-5)
No, you're all living in a fantasy world -OK stands for Oblivious Kaleidoscope.
17 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Thursday 7/11/02 - 5:53:35 PM EST (GMT-5)
im with uni:lateral
17 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Thursday 7/11/02 - 6:19:18 PM EST (GMT-5)
I never thought about it.....I mean where did that come from? wow
17 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Wednesday 9/18/02 - 11:37:40 AM EST (GMT-5)
Well, my great-diddly-aight neighbors. It stands for Oakily doaKily. ~Ned Flanders
17 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Wednesday 9/18/02 - 11:57:11 AM EST (GMT-5)
Lol hephasto.
17 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Wednesday 9/18/02 - 11:57:48 AM EST (GMT-5)
alright
17 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 10/1/02 - 7:36:13 PM EST (GMT-5)
yeah... okay... I don't think it really stands for anything. People are just too lazy to write/type okay.
17 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Thursday 10/31/02 - 3:15:51 PM EST (GMT-5)
History states it stands for Old Kinderhook.



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