African Heritage Unearthed: Way Past O-ke

Russell McLendon at Mother Nature Network has finally, sort of admitted that “ok” came from the Mandingo language, spelled o-ke. McLendon tried to cover all bases by claiming a 175-year history for [white] “ok,” and including “och aye” (Scottish), “oikea” (Finnish) and “ola kala” (Greek).

Can’t we just all get along, o-ke?

 

One thought on “African Heritage Unearthed: Way Past O-ke

  1. Aljean

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