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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 14: Cardi B attends the Fashion Nova x Cardi B Collaboration Launch Event at Boulevard3 on November 14, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Cardi B’s request to trademark “okurrr” was reportedly denied by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

According to The Blast, the request was denied because the catchphrase is categorized as a “widely-used commonplace expression.”

The publication reported that the USPTO determined that “okurrr” “does not function as a trademark or service mark to indicate the source of applicant’s goods and/or services.”

As an example of the catchphrase being a common expression, USPTO officials supposedly cited the Kardashians use of the catchphrase.

According to Vibe, the “Money” rapper said previously that she began using “okurrr” after hearing Khloe Kardashian use it on TV.

Although Cardi didn’t create the phrase, she surely made it more popular. She even used it several times in her popular Pepsi commercial.

Okurrr Extended Cut | Pepsi

Don't even think about asking Cardi B if Pepsi is ok... Okurrrr? #PepsiMoreThanOK Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=pepsi Connect With Pepsi: http://www.Pepsi.com http://www.Twitter.com/Pepsi http://www.Facebook.com/Pepsi http://www.Instagram.com/Pepsi

Also on Sunday, a fan tweeted to Cardi B that her mom wants her to explain it to her. Check out the tweet below.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.