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  • I think magnus is right, the desk is very bad, it pretends functional but it is a joke on the consumer.

    Small Home Office Idea for a Small Apartment

  • It is the word magnus; the Scotchman makes of it his mac, which designates the chief of the clan; Mac – Farlane, Mac – Callumore, the great Farlane, the great

    Les Miserables

  • It is the word magnus; the Scotchman makes of it his mac, which designates the chief of the clan; Mac-Farlane, Mac-Callumore, the great Farlane, the great Callumore;

    Les Miserables, Volume IV, Saint Denis

  • It is the word magnus; the Scotchman makes of it his mac, which designates the chief of the clan; Mac-Farlane, Mac-Callumore, the great Farlane, the great Callumore [41]; slang turns it into meck and later le meg, that is to say, God.

    Les Misérables

  • As I understood, the usual swing (apparently, it is called the magnus effect in sports engineering in general) is due to the differences in the surface finish - for low velocities, on the smooth side, the ball has a laminar flow with a boundary layer that separates from the ball surface relatively early, while, on the seam side, the boundary layer is thicker, hugs the ball surface much longer, and the flow pattern is turbulent - resulting in a wake behind the ball which is at an angle - resulting in swing.

    Entertaining Research

  • It comes from the Latin "magnus" (great) and "animus" (spirit or mind).

    Speedlinking 3/6/07

  • Another trick was to leave flaccid that part of the serratus magnus which is attached to the inferior angle of the scapula whilst he roused energetic contraction in the rhomboids.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Labels absurdity background noise book report books bring the funny chuck norris magnus somnium misanthropy muppets my geek is showing news overthoughts queries reading rewriting the critter experiment writer's maladies writing

    Book Report: Ubik, by Phillip K. Dick

  • Labels: background noise, magnus somnium, my geek is showing

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Labels: background noise, magnus somnium, muppets, news comments: slcard said ...

    Tidbits

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