La locución OK, O. K., proviene del
Aunque existen numerosas versiones acerca de su origen y es frecuentemente mencionado en la
El primer ejemplo escrito a mano del uso «moderno» del término data de 1815, registrado en el diario manuscrito de William Richardson, que viajaba de Boston a Nueva Orleáns un mes después de la batalla de Nueva Orleáns: «Arrived at Princeton, a handsome little village, 15 miles from N Brunswick, ok & at Trenton, where we dined at 1 P.M.».
La primera vez que aparece la
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The Providence Journal, the editor of which is a little too quick on the trigger, on this occasion. We said not a word about our deputation passing "through the city" of Providence.—We said our brethren were going to New York in the Richmond, and they did go, as per Post of Thursday. The "Chairman of the Committee on Charity Lecture Bells," is one of the deputation, and perhaps if he should return to Boston, via Providence, he of the Journal, and his train-band, would have his "contribution box," et ceteras, o.k.—all correct—and cause the corks to fly, like sparks, upward.