Word Nerd: On the origin of OK and other very American words

Of all the American contributions to the English language, none is as ubiquitous as one that is often transmitted in only two letters —OK.
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Many Verdun United artefacts, including a triptych of stained glass windows, were preserved and incorporated into the new SouthWest United Church.
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