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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of glean.


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  • In particular you ought not to call them by a degraded and repulsive nickname, derived quite consciously from one of the most disgusting minor obscenities to be gleaned from the lexicon of pornography.

    superversive: A digression

  • Meanwhile, I guess they, like the people shown in the following examples gleaned from the internet proudly displaying their disregard for human life, they think they are just the coolest thing since sliced bread.

    2009 August 19 « Mudpuddle

  • Such value judgments cannot be trusted at all if they're not supported by a clear "perception" of what the work under review actually does, what, to the extent it can be gleaned from the text itself, the aesthetic intention of the work seems to be.

    Book Reviewing

  • That 6. 7m was gleaned from a 2008 survey of 1,176 net-connected households, 11.6% of which admitted to having used file-sharing software - in other words, only 136 people.

    Boing Boing

  • As long as any info gleaned is used exclusively for anti-terror efforts, it is justified.

    Domestic surveillance program began soon after 9/11

  • Soft cheese making, from what I gleaned from the internets, is a simple process involving heating milk with some sort of acid (buttermilk, vinegar, lemon juice) until the curds separate from the whey.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Perhaps next time you post on firearms you could have a clue what you are talking about and use logic rather than rely on histrionics gleaned from the folks at the Brady Campaign?

    Rove Tweets Hunting

  • It isn't at all necessary to understand "what the author wished to do," unless this means simply the "intention" that can be gleaned from a careful reading of the text.

    Principles of Literary Criticism

  • Clicking on a trending topic pulls up an expanded menu that gives you additional information about the topic, media related to the topic gleaned from the tweets, and of course the tweets themselves beneath the additional information.

    Trendsmap Highlights Local Twitter Trends | Lifehacker Australia

  • Paraphrasing a joke gleaned from the National Review, circa 1979 …

    Matthew Yglesias » Universalism and Particularism in Neoconservatism


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