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The Resource Ok : the improbable story of America's greatest word, Allan Metcalf

Ok : the improbable story of America's greatest word, Allan Metcalf

Label
Ok : the improbable story of America's greatest word
Title
Ok
Title remainder
the improbable story of America's greatest word
Statement of responsibility
Allan Metcalf
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
427/.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2831
LC item number
.M48 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Ok : the improbable story of America's greatest word, Allan Metcalf
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the ABCs of OK -- A Saturday morning in Boston -- 1840: Old kinderhook is OK -- Hoax: Andrew Jackson's misspelling -- Aesthetics: the look and sound of OK -- False origins -- The business of OK -- O.K. clubs -- The literary OK -- Oklahoma is OK -- Okey-dokey -- Modern OK literature -- The Practical OK -- The world and England -- The lifemanship OK -- The psychological OK -- The American philosophy
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780195377934
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010009709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn551723688
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn793732583
Label
Ok : the improbable story of America's greatest word, Allan Metcalf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the ABCs of OK -- A Saturday morning in Boston -- 1840: Old kinderhook is OK -- Hoax: Andrew Jackson's misspelling -- Aesthetics: the look and sound of OK -- False origins -- The business of OK -- O.K. clubs -- The literary OK -- Oklahoma is OK -- Okey-dokey -- Modern OK literature -- The Practical OK -- The world and England -- The lifemanship OK -- The psychological OK -- The American philosophy
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780195377934
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010009709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn551723688
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn793732583

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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