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mundane

(jargon)
Someone outside some group that is implicit from the context, such as the computer industry or science fiction fandom. The implication is that those in the group are special and those outside are just ordinary.
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Pop and Helen accumulated plaques on the walls of their house that were humbly, mundanely inspirational: 'the opinions expressed by the husband in this establishment are not necessarily those of the management'; 'it's not the mountains ahead that wear you down, it's the grain of sand in your shoe'.
It did stop short of naming it the Incredible Indian Journals Database--it's more mundanely known as ProQuest Indian Journals.
1) However strange or unlikely it is to find that the empire of Gaydar (that contemporary version of Sedgwick's "reign of the telling secret" [67]) has extended its reach even to the auditory realm, this queer code cracking begs for a more radically queer departure from the mundanely "homosexual" (Allen 280) or biographical readings of Britten's work.
Not only does he need to stop the next murder, but also prove that they occurred mundanely, not supernaturally.
While the narrator's mundanely repetitive life is caught within the confines of the Same (first type of repetition), he also produces, through the manifestation of Tyler Durden, something that goes beyond the fortified confines of the latter (identitarian regimes of disciplinary): the narrator creates and therefore produces on a different level.
8220;It starts with easing students into the mindset that doing something new is beneficial for their bodies, minds and souls, rather than continuing to focus on everyday routines that can keep us mundanely satisfied,” said Campanaro.
Annika Thiem (2008) suggests that the idea of the sovereign subject is challenged not only by theory, but that 'Much more mundanely, our daily experiences often make us--sometimes painfully--aware of the limits of our knowledge of and control over ourselves, others, and the situations in which we have to act' (p.
cms) said , "All in all it's the sort of movie that offers some asinine entertainment whose USP is the utter predictability it offers - mundanely amusing
According to the World Health Organization, cigarette packets make excellent billboards for harm messaging because they are enfolded into the praxis of the everyday lives of smokers; packs are constantly and mundanely present for smokers "every time they purchase or consume tobacco products" (WHO, 2011, p.
Yet the devices mundanely familiar to a 14-year-old are still often baffling to a 44-year-old, who then abdicates all power in confusion.
1 wasn't about to try and take over the planet, rather, somewhat more mundanely, he was about to try and sell a load of Nike golf clubs and shoes to some easily influenced kids.
81) More ambitiously, the insurance company might seek federal preemption of state standards or some other sweeping "tort reform" plan; more mundanely, it might merely apply for an increase in permitted premiums to cover expanding liability under the existing regime.