810 – Words out of Time. Why ‘OK’ Is OK.

Would words and phrases like “operative” and “pump him for information” be out of place in a novel set in the 1800s? We investigate! And we also look at the two spellings of “OK/okay,” and I explain why I prefer “OK.” (It has a fun history.)

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