What does it mean to be OK? Okay? O.K.? Good, not so good, acceptable? But, no. Let's start with a question. When asking how someone is feeling, do you really want to know or is it one of those times when you're simply being polite? And if you're simply being polite, but the person you ask answers truthfully and in a not too positive fashion, how do you deal with it? A classic question, but is there a classic answer? And why am I asking this question? Is that OK?