Apr 04

Today’s Office Debate

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Today’s Office Debate – where did the word “OK” come from? Pausing only to lament the way in which promising office conversations can be ruthlessly squished by Google, we discover two conflicting origin tales – the more widely accepted idea that it comes from a mis-spelling of ‘orl korrect’, and the slightly more romantic story of Andrew Jackson and the Choctaw. I actually prefer the first, ‘humourous misspelling’ story, with its hopeful hints that interweb slang will also endure. Does immortality await plucky little ‘grebt’ and its fellows?

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