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Re: basic question: going back to dired


From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: basic question: going back to dired
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2008 22:57:41 +0200

On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 22:38, Juanma <address@hidden> wrote:

> For all I know, it comes from "0 Knock-outs" (from USA civil war times,
> IIRC), i.e., all went really well.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okay#Etymology

"0 knock-outs" is among the "Improbable or refuted etymologies".

   Juanma




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