March 20, 2021: In which newspaper was the term “O.K.” first published?

Answer: The Boston Morning Press was the first newspaper to publish the term “O.K.” on March 23, 1839. This term originated from young people intentionally misspelling the phrase “all correct” to “oll korrect” and then abbreviating the acronym.

In honor of the now-famous word, spend some time playing word games this week. Consider borrowing one of the many games available at the library or take a look at one of these fun online word games:

1. Merriam-Webster
2. Arkadium
3. Washington Post

Congratulations to Rosalie Z for correctly answering this week’s Tech Trivia question!