The OK symbol

The OK symbol, made by connecting the index finger and thumb in a circle,
means that everything is all right – in most of the world.

However, in at least three countries, this sign means something completely

In Japan, it means money; in France, it means something is worthless, while in Brazil it is a really rude gesture which could
land you in big trouble.

Be careful!



You’ll find lots of titbits concerning the English language and general knowledge about the world in Colorful Media’s new edition – 365 Days with English Matters: