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  • noun Plural form of asininity.


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  • ‘[B] ad guys … good guys’, ‘beleagured country’ (sic), ‘forced into war’, ‘given its territory by the UN in 1948’: and you've got the neck to accuse me of positing asininities?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Take for instance their campaign to change the law to lower car theft to the level of a teenage prank, God knows how many people's lives will be ruined by asininities such as this little gem.

    Sound Politics: State "Supervision" Fails Again - Another Dead Cop

  • A history uncluttered by fascistic sexism, fascistic politics, Fascistic Bully-ism, Avaristic profits, selfishness among the sexes, politicians and merchants and those who rise above rank ungifted fools which childishly wish to attempt to run the world by intimidation, whining, uneducated practicing well above their competencies or education, using ignorance, asininities and absurdity to eliminate everything their pea-brains cannot grasp.

    God, Intelligent Design, Darwin, Einstein, Evolution, Politics, Morality, Cheney/Rove and I

  • Thus the newspaper man, wearily certain that regardless of what he asks or how he asks it, he will hear for answers only the clumsy asininities behind which the personalities, leaders and sacred white cows pompously attitudinize, gets so that he mumbles a bit incoherently.

    A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago

  • Mr. Shaw's infinity of resource when the perversities and asininities of his fellow-men require castigation at his hands is too well known to call for comment or illustration.

    The Pugnacious Style

  • "But there must be an intermediate order of angels, who are neither celestial nor infernal, who, for instance, commit the well-known asininities in the spiritist séances."


  • Why is it that I have intruded into this turmoil and manifested a desire to get our orthography purged of its asininities?

    Chapters from My Autobiography


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