policy wonk / policy wank
bkd at GRAPHNET.COM
Tue Jan 8 09:25:35 UTC 2002
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From: "Mark A Mandel" <mam at THEWORLD.COM>
To: <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 22:09
Subject: policy wonk / policy wank
> > When speaking of a person who likes to distinguish
> > trivial details of an obscure subject, is the
> > correct form "subject wAnk" or "subject wOnk" ?
In thinking on this, I find I make a clear distinction wonk and geek...wonks
deal with abstracts, and geeks deal with the concrete...economic policy vs.
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