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The Obituary for Alan Walker Read, the man who tracked down the origins of 'OK'

The Obituary for Alan Walker Read, the man who tracked down the origins of 'OK' [from The Economist, by way of Slate] Your interest in Professor Read may be marginal, but where OK came from is pretty fascinating. Fourth word spoken on the moon?
posted by mojohand on Oct 25, 2002 - 19 comments

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