This Day In History: OK enters vernacular

On this day in 1839, the initials “O.K.” were first published in The Boston Morning Post.   As we all know, this is a common word used today.  To learn more, go here.

For more information on vernacular and the origin of words, check out our library catalog search results and the library’s subscription to the Oxford English Dictionary, a comprehensive dictionary of the English language that details the history and various meanings of words throughout the ages.

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