3. The Term Became a Verb in 1888

It was in 1941 when β€œOK” was first considered to be a usable noun. It was in 1888 when the term became a verb. The verb stood for β€œit is so”, and was spelt as β€œOkeh”. Some historians claim that it was Woodrow Wilson who cemented this term in 1919, where he assumed it meant was related to the term β€œChoctaw okeh”. The spelling of the term was changed to β€œOkay” in 1929.

Greek Immigrants Helped to Spread the Word