from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. psychokinesis
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Pakistan.
- n. Symbol for the petakelvin, an SI unit of thermodynamic temperature equal to 1015 kelvins.
- preacher's kid, pastor's kid — the child of a clergyman, especially a Protestant clergyman
- player killer or player kill.
- primary key
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common contraction of park and peck.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The truly annoying issue with PK is that he uses his status a social scientist to pass off * false* claims as * factually true* and then uses them as * logical grounds* for a slur/M argument -- so that when he slurs people it's not just some columnist's opinion (Ivins or Herbert or whoever) it's instead taken by many as some sort of * empirical truth* even when it's totally bogus.
PK is proof that being an economist does not preclude one from regurgitating talking points.
I'm hoping for further confirmation that Krugman hasn't addressed this issue but I more and more have the impression that PK is one of those people who thinks he's smarter than he really is.
In fact, I would be willing to bet that PK is part of the problem on those 3 issues.
Hey Markus, PK is spot on, you are a winner, go spread your seed whist the moment lasts!
PK is talking about the long-run impact of a rising share of imports from LDCs (mostly China) on inequality.
If they did, I might have missed it because ... well, there is only Apple in PK's world.
Yep, PK is traveling again; so it's Elena's turn to "woman" the helm.
PK is out of town for the weekend, so y'all will just have to be content with lil 'ol' me. * grin*
` ` We're blocking a lot more shots and the PK is unbelievable. ''