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26 Marts 2009 @ 10:45
That's quite all right; I'm used to it  

Farhad Manjoo, reviewing some new Web browsers in the New York Times, has the following to say about the latest version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer:

It's speedy, it seems inured to crashes, and not only does it match its rivals' features — in some cases, I.E. beats them.

I suppose it would be inured to crashes by now; the question is, should the user adopt the same attitude? Or might the user, perhaps, be justified in having somewhat higher expectations?


The online Times, by the way, has a handy new feature that allows one to look up any word that appears in it; selecting a word brings up a little question mark icon that, when clicked, opens the American Hertitage Dictionary's definition. Here's what you get when you look up inure:

To habituate to something undesirable, especially by prolonged subjection; accustom: "Though the food became no more palatable, he soon became sufficiently inured to it" (John Barth).
 
 
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w1ldc47w1ldc47 on 26. Marts, 2009 15:15 (UTC)
heh.
(Anonym) on 26. Marts, 2009 15:39 (UTC)
Skullturf Q. Beavispants
Inure face, New York Times!
love, play & inquirytrochee on 26. Marts, 2009 17:57 (UTC)
Re: Skullturf Q. Beavispants
you win, anonymous Mr (Ms?) Beavispants.
love, play & inquirytrochee on 26. Marts, 2009 17:58 (UTC)
[Vizzini has just cut the rope The Dread Pirate Roberts is climbing up]
Vizzini: HE DIDN'T FALL? INCONCEIVABLE.
Inigo Montoya: You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.
mark_levi on 11. Juli, 2009 23:40 (UTC)
Inconceivable
–adjective
1. not conceivable; unimaginable; unthinkable
2. unbelievable; incredible.


This is in reference to a comment by the way, just in case you get confused.
Mark from buy to let mortgages
nocalbuy402nocalbuy402 on 6. Januar, 2014 00:33 (UTC)
:)
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