from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker 1892-1973. American writer whose life as a missionary in China lent a vivid immediacy to her novels, including The Good Earth (1931). She won the 1938 Nobel Prize for literature.
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- proper n. A surname.
- proper n. A male given name
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In What We Owe to Each Other, T.M. Scanlon offered an influential contemporary version of a Fitting Attitudes account, which he called the Buck-Passing theory of value.
It's so hard to tell if Buck is trying to temporarily moderate his positions for the benefit of the FACE THE NATION audience, or if he is actually, genuinely this misinformed about public policy.
Ken Buck is willing to stand up for a child conceived in rape.
Buck is now saying he'd allow a zygote to be killed by an IUD, but he won't let a teenage girl choose the morning-after pill or to abort a zygote if the poor girl gets pregnant after she is raped.
Buck is clearly on record as supporting the Personhood Amendment.
Ken Buck is certainly to blame here, don't get me wrong.
Colorado Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck is being criticized following statements he made regarding global warming on Wednesday.
As The Hill points out, Buck is not the only GOP candidate this year to cast doubt on global warming.
People across America and in Buck's County, Pennsylvania -- they are way past this.
They continue into the ‘60s until Buck is no longer able to live in Cap’s shadow and quits the costume before becoming the Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. (because in this reality Nick Fury was killed in Korea).
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