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oll korrect

An intentional misspelling of "all correct" that is the origin of the abbreviation "OK." The phrase dates to the 19th century. My copy editor marked my article "oll korrect" as a joke.
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It was, according to a Smithsonian report, "actually an editorial joke that inadvertently went viral." The phrase was an initialism, an abbreviation for the phrase "oil korrect," which was part of a trend during the period of abbreviating intentionally misspelled phrases to create new terms--not unlike the 21st-century emergence of text-speak abbreviations like LOLZ or OMG.
is an abbreviation for "Oll Korrect," which is an illiterate concoction meaning "All Correct."
Hence OK, when it appeared in the Boston Morning Post on March 23, 1839--the earliest known printed occurrence--stands for "oll korrect," presumably a deliberate misspelling of "all correct." OK might well have passed into oblivion with other such initialisms, but in the 1840 American presidential campaign it became associated with the Democratic O.K.
But OK likely started as a joke in 1839 at a Boston newspaper, which printed it as an abbreviation for the deliberately misspelled "oll korrect." By 1840, the two-letter word had spread all over the U.S.
Since the first described case in 1924, there have been about 135 cases of urothelial carcinoma in patients under 20 years of age that have been reported in the literature, making this a rare entity (Alam, Goebel, Pacheco, & Sheldon, 2007; Ghousheh, Durkee, & Groth, 2012; Korrect, Minevich, & Sivan, 2011; Lerena et al., 2010).
THE most popular theory is that OK comes from "oll korrect", a deliberate misspelling of "all correct".
Thus "all correct" became "oll korrect," and it was abbreviated as "O.K." The earliest known written use of "O.K." was in the Boston Morning Post of March 23, 1839.
--It has been attributed to President Andrew Jackson, a notorious misspeller, who wrote "oll korrect" instead of "all correct."
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In this sentence, korrect is spelled incorrectly, but incorrectly is spelled correctly
There are a lot of theories on this one but perhaps the most popular one is that it stems from the 19th century American phonetic spelling of `all correct' as `orl korrect.'
By the way, after hearing that Japanese invaders made the Coreans spell their country's name with a ``K'' so that it would be after Japan in the alphabet, I have decided to use the korrect spelling of Corea!
23, 1839, as the initials of the jocularly misspelled phrase oll korrect. It came into use in Boston and New York City, then in the presidential election of 1840 was used also to mean Old Kinderhook, a reference to Martin Van Buren, whose birthplace and home were in Kinderhook, N.Y.
It is curious that the very common colloquialism O.K., which had its origin in the phrase oll korrect, does not seem to share the pernicious effect of its source, the word correct.