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Old 11-25-2013, 11:34 AM   #221
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That immediately brings to mind "The Name of the Rose," a beautiful 1986 movie starring Sean Connery. It's a should-see for fans of 14th century times. Thanks for the mental poke, PF.
Ooh, yeah. It's also a good whodunit.
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This discussion of The Name of the Rose reminds me of this:

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Old 11-25-2013, 07:30 PM   #223
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This discussion of The Name of the Rose reminds me of this:

I've seen that before and can tell you that there are days when tech support feels exactly like that.
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Old 11-26-2013, 07:49 AM   #224
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1. Not of the earth; non-terrestrial.
2. Preternatural or supernatural.
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4. Ideal beyond the mundane.
5. Ridiculous, ludicrous, or outrageous.
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Old 11-27-2013, 07:57 AM   #225
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(UK, slang) Excellent.
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1. (historical) In medieval commerce, the person who handles or transports
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Having a lot of space inside; roomy.
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soupcon - 1. a slight trace or flavor; 2. a very small amount
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propagate - to cause to multiply by natural reproduction (Random House dictionary)
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