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    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    Yes:1113999 Pk No: 42770

    Should the bride's family shell out to decorate the house the bridegroom's family buy?
    As has been said several times, 'pk' is meaningless in English; 'versus' is possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Not being able to read Chinese, that doesn't help me at all. I still have no idea what Pk means.
    Ok,Let me put the Chinese chart into English:

    Do you agree to the view of man in charge of affaires outside house while woman inside?

    YES:111399 Pk NO: 42770

    .Should the bride family shell out to decrate the house the bridegroom family buy?

    .Citizens crossing the river not choosing the ordinary way Go to work by mobile vehicle

    That's all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    Ok,Let me put the Chinese chart into English:

    Do you agree to the view of man in charge of affaires outside house while woman inside?

    YES:111399 Pk NO: 42770

    .Should the bride family shell out to decrate the house the bridegroom family buy?

    .Citizens crossing the river not choosing the ordinary way Go to work by mobile vehicle

    That's all.
    Sorry ! Before I wrote the above , I couldn't see my the first translation of the chart and its following ,owing to my carelessness. I should have written the bride's family and the bridegroom's family.
    Beg your parden!

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    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    Sorry ! Before I wrote the above , I couldn't see my the first translation of the chart and its following ,owing to my carelessness. I should have written the bride's family and the bridegroom's family.
    Beg your parden!
    1.correction: my the first translation should be my first...
    2.what does 5jj mean by "coceive"? I cannot look it up in all my dictionaries.
    3.From pronuciation, Pk is more like from "pick" ,which means to choose, in my humble eyes. The Chinese people know little about soccer,let alone "penalty kick". Of course foot ball is well known in China.
    4.In my origianl post I guessed "pk" may mean " against" ,it approaches to "versus".
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    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    2.what does 5jj mean by "coceive"? I cannot look it up find it in all any of my dictionaries.
    Sorry - that was a typo. It should be 'conceive'. I have now corrected it in my original post.

    ps. If you say that you could not find it in all your dictionaries, there could be a suggestion that you were able to find it in some.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    As has been said several times, 'pk' is meaningless in English; 'versus' is possible.
    If pk is versus,the Chinese people really go mad. Because Pk has nothing to do with versus both in pronunciation and in form. They can choose any one or two letters from the alphabet to express the idea without limitation. Why they will choose these two letters still remains a secret .
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    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    If pk is versus,the Chinese people really go mad. Because Pk has nothing to do with versus both in pronunciation and in form. They can choose any one or two letters from the alphabet to express the idea without limitation. Why they will choose these two letters still remains a secret .
    Thanks!
    Well, if they can use any two letters then it's not only meaningless in English, it's also meaningless in the original language!

    In the example you posted, we wouldn't use anything between the two sets of votes, not even "versus".

    Should the bride's family pay to decorate the house that the groom's family buy?
    Yes: 11,345 No: 8,160
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    Well, if they can use any two letters then it's not only meaningless in English, it's also meaningless in the original language!
    I'm beginning to think you can say the same about this whole thread.
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    Default Re: workplace pk life

    This thread now Pk watching paint dry.

    Ooh, that's gonna be close!

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