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Subject:Re: OK? From:Michael Lewis <lewism -at- BRANDLE -dot- COM -dot- AU> Date:Thu, 30 Apr 1998 19:18:38 +1000
The only time I would use OK is when referring to an OK button in a
dialog box. The only time I would use okay is ... actually, I wouldn't.
Surely neither has a real place in technical communication, except in
that specific referential case. It's too vague: it could mean "Highly
desirable" or merely "You can just about get away with it".
> Cassie Parker asked:
> Does anyone have any history on the word (or acronym) OK? I've seen
> it shown as:
> OK and okay
> Is there a time you would use one rather than the other?
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