Is Perk a short form of Percolate?

March 26th, 2013

Is this right from Justice Sotomayor? Perk?

JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR: We let issues perk, and so we let racial segregation perk for 50 years from 1898 to 1954.

Justice Scalia said “percolate.”

JUSTICE SCALIA: It’s too late for that, too late for that now, isn’t it? I mean, we granted cert.
I mean, that’s essentially asking, you know, why did we grant cert. We should let it percolate for another — you know, we — we have crossed that river, I think