The History of the OK Button.

Why do our computers ask us if something is OK? And how did it get to be that way? The answers to these and other fascinating questions you would never think to ask are at History of the Button. Link -via the Presurfer

I thought that Apple made OK popular. They originally wanted the text to be "Do It" but the usability testing people thought they were saying, "Dolt" as in idiot.

"I'm not a dolt, why is the software calling me a dolt?"

See: Macintosh Stories: Do It
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