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#43351 - 09/29/01 12:37 PM new word  
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Superfiscous, n that which is the very surface, the event of appearance, non-being as specific in time space, or in experience.

We are only to be loved. All the poison of our hatred and will to
destroy hommaged in its pouring off into the abyss in which it can only
vanish. Love will never conquer. Instead, one day it may be recognized.

...Our lives diverge, now, in ways they never have before, and there is no way
back. Beneath the superfiscous of distance, the impossibility of its
being will always remain.


#43352 - 09/29/01 01:31 PM Re: new word  
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Superfiscous sounds supracociate.

Results and video — recent Nature article.

Mantle depth of 3000 km ~0.5 Earth's radius. Circumference 40,000 km.

Solid. Flow by slow fiscous creep. v~cm/year.

Re~10-20 & 1023 momentum neglible. Infinite Prandtl number approximation.

Ra ~107 features ~100 km wide Need ~25km grid spacing 60 million grid points!

Viscosity strongly T-dependent. ~10x per 100K. Surface 'plates.'
Also non-linear, i.e., strain rate stress3

and it wouldn't surprise me if "fiscous" were a typo for "viscous".


#43353 - 09/29/01 02:29 PM another word, with cross thread  
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this too shall pass
hoick, n. a. Rowing. (See quot. 1898.) b. Aeronaut. A jerky pull (on the stick). (Cf. hoick v.1 2.) c. Cricket. A jerky, hoisted shot.

1898 Encycl. Sport II. 297/1 Hoick, a jerk with the arms at the beginning or end of the stroke, which prevents a steady leg drive from the stretcher.
1956 R. Alston Test Commentary ix. 60 Lindwall's one scoring stroke was an ungainly ‘hoick’ for six.


#43354 - 09/29/01 04:02 PM Re: another word, with cross thread  
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When next you go fox-hunting, tsuwm, remember:

Hoick to Rector means hark to Rector to encourage hounds to go to any
hound which may have challenged.
Hoick to-gether to encourage hounds to get together.


#43355 - 09/29/01 04:44 PM Re: another word, with cross thread  
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this too shall pass
yes, although that seems to be a totally unrelated hoick(s).


#43356 - 09/29/01 05:18 PM Re: another word, with cross thread  
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True, but you must be prepared in case you see a fox crossing a wide river.


#43357 - 09/29/01 07:45 PM Re: another word, with cross thread  
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<<True, but you must be prepared in case you see a fox crossing a wide river

A fox appears to cross a river, that when you touch it is the swelling pulse of lover's throat, before the hand that learned this vanishes and the eye that sent it forth

***

fiscous it is in this habitation, whose authority does not extend to the origin, you, of the luminous sentences calling it to question in my living room or study as mood or use announces


#43358 - 09/30/01 05:26 AM Re: new word  
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If it comes to that Inselpeter, what does "hommaged" mean in your quotation?

In reply to:

All the poison of our hatred and will to
destroy hommaged in its pouring off into the abyss in which it can only
vanish.


It appears to say that poison paid homage (to who or what?) while pouring off into the abyss. Could it be that your author is not familiar with the English language or has been badly served by his or her publisher? And that superfiscous is a stab at superficiality?

Bingley



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#43359 - 09/30/01 11:31 AM Re: new word  
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Bingley, I would have said that it meant that the poison from our hatred and from our will-to-destroy was hommaged (?) when it poured into the abyss. Though I confess that doesn't make things much clearer to me.


#43360 - 09/30/01 11:54 AM Re: new word  
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<what does 'hommaged' mean

one guess is as good as another


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