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Re: basic question: going back to dired


From: Chris McMahan
Subject: Re: basic question: going back to dired
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 10:07:30 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (windows-nt)

I seem to remember from my early school days it was a campaign slogan
for someone nick-named Kinderhook that went something like

Old Kinderhook is OK

- Chris

"Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden> writes:

> 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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