On This Day – 23 March
Posted on: Mon 23 Mar 2020
In 1839, the initials “O.K.” were first published in The Boston Morning Post.
Meant as an abbreviation for “oll korrect,” a popular slang misspelling of “all correct” at the time, OK steadily made its way into the everyday speech of Americans.
Breakfast producer Zak Stuart joins Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis to elaborate on this event in history.
Produced by Zak Stuart
Image sourced: The Vintage News