A nice, calm and respectable lady went into the pharmacy, right up to the pharmacist, looked straight into his eyes, and said, "I would like to buy some cyanide."The pharmacist asked, "Why in the world do you need cyanide?"
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There are supposedly four main possible origins of 'OK' - some with better arguments than others - that range from Native American words to the misspelling fad described above to an abbreviation of Martin Van Buren's nickname. All in all, .