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OK: How Two Letters Make ‘America’s Greatest Word’ (NPR) Archives

“OK” is said to be the most frequently spoken – and typed – word on the planet, and was in fact the first word uttered on the moon. NPR lets you read, or listen to, the origins of the two-letter word, as well as an excerpt from Allan Metcalf’s OK: The Improbable Story of America’s Greatest Word.