Why we say “OK”

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Vox : Another popular false origin of OK comes from the American Civil War (1861-1865) which says that soldiers returning from battle would report "0K" (zero killed). And there's a few from around the world, too. Like the Greek "όλα καλά (óla kalá) which means "all good," the Scottish "och aye," which means "oh yes," and even a French-named seaport in Haiti, Aux Cayes. While these are all pretty interesting and might indicate why "OK" was so easily adapted into language worldwide, none of them can actually be traced in their influence the way "oll korrect" can. Neat. - Coleman

Truly Infamous : So it came from 1800's memelords and became one of the most well known words.

PRO LOL!! : Change your name to Kox so you get more subs

Taikamuna : I've never actually realized how much I use that word in real life

I have to wait 90 days to change my name : Ok vox, now this is epic

ShaDoW : There were memelords in the 1830s? My faith in humanity has been restored.

Anime Balls Deep : Answering questions I didn't know I had, excellent.

Greta M. : Knuff Ced - let’s make this spelling happen, guys.

Max Miesen : Knuff Ced? Why are these doods from the 1800s more relevant than my 50 yr old teachers who try to be cool and say "lit" or "fam" all the time...

dollar c.g : now we use K

YoNo : Weird flex but “ok”

rei : are you _oll korrect?_

TheReal Doge : I think in the future the word "Serious" will turn into "Deadass"

Puddi Panda : Oh, OK

DerpRob : OK started cuz of a meme Nice.

IdAlm#kqly : my teacher says 386 times "ok" in 2 lessons (yea me and my friend counted )

Oscar Armstrong : Worlds first meme??

Glo Bro : Us present meme lords should take notes

dawndefender : They had intentional misspellings back in 1800s? Fugg ;-ddd

ッVentKlik : "Okay" doesn't seem like a word now.

The lethargian : As he came into the window Was a sound of a crescendo He came into her apartment He left the bloodstains on the carpet She was sitting at the table He could see she was unable So she ran into the bedroom She was struck down It was her doom Annie, are you oll korrect, you oll korrect, you oll korrect, Annie? Annie, are you oll korrect, you oll korrect, you oll korrect, Annie? Annie, are you oll korrect, you oll korrect, you oll korrect, Annie? Annie, are you oll korrect, you oll korrect, you oll korrect, Annie? Annie, are you oll korrect Will you tell us that you're oll korrect There's a sign at the window That he struck you A crescendo, Annie He came into your apartment He left the bloodstains on the carpet Then you ran into the bedroom You were struck down It was your doom

Obi-Wan Kenobi : 1830's slang was lit, KC.

Daniel27D : OK, then where does the "ay" come from?

asdalow : 4:25 That is... weird.

Anything Goes : If OK actually is an acronym for 'oll korrect', why do we spell it 'okay' with the extra ay at the end?

mattronimus : So back in the 1800's memes didn't die within a week??

Renegade5130 : Knice

WeeWee : Why we say ok So our mothers don’t think that we are ignoring them

Shadow Star : Like if the vid is OK.

Oleg : 3:44 like ku klux klan ok I'll just leave now

joseph jackson : So "OK" was the first use of text language?

ɢᴀʟᴀxʏ ɢᴀᴍɪɴɢ :3 : When my Mom calls me Me: Hello....yes Me: Ok Me: Ok Me: Ok Me: Ok Me: Ok Me: Ok Me: Bye

Bobby Robles : BRING BACK OW

Sandy Ross : How many times did you say OK in this video.

AbOoOd 1221 : Why we say why

dddaizy : 0:04 goddamn it

Haiyan Karbelkar : The video was ok

ɢᴀʟᴀxʏ ɢᴀᴍɪɴɢ :3 : Ok

I have an edgy profile picture : Okay.

Heavy Dirty Soul : K..

Alyson Charley : I just had the “Ok” vine replaying in my head everytime he said “ok” XD

Mrs. Hi : OK, thanks,

Maniac Says : I thought OK meant OBJECTION KILLED?

Meme Insider : its a meme lol

Isaac Beitzel : The more I hear the word okay, the less it sounds like a word, and the less it has meaning.

人テヒョンの恋 : now everytime i'll hear ok i'll remember this

Gustavo Fring : Love *OK COMPUTER* !!

dustojnik hummer : k

US : One common use of "ok" "We don't have Coke, is Pepsi OK? "

Anysh : •• –•–