AskUs: How was the word “OK” invented?

November 23, 2016
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  1. Timeward says:

    I read another explanation, refering to the civil war, where, if a battallion/squad/plattoon came back from a scout mission with no losses, they’d write 0-k (zero killed) on a board, to say that they didn’t lose any men, and so, they were OK.

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