It’s one of the most commonly recognised English words in the world.
You probably use it scores of times a day. But how much do you know about okay?
Its origins are obscure, but here to talk us through it is Allan Metcalf, linguist and author of OK: The Improbable Story of America’s Greatest Word, this week on Talk the Talk.
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OK: The Improbable Story of America’s Greatest Word
March 23rd is OK day