InANE


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InANEInternational Academy of Nursing Editors
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Pancks steamed out of his little dock at a quarter before six, and bore straight down for the Patriarch, who happened to be then driving, in an inane manner, through a stagnant account of Bleeding Heart Yard.
HNC (Has No Clue) in Stupidity, Module 101 - Inane stuff that comes out of Jordan's gob.
Destroying other people's songs with inane rants is a serious crime in my book.
IF A TV MOVIE aggressively attempts to be mindlessly inane, should one laud it for a job well done?
If some duped soldier in this inane war on heterosexual monogamy is fool enough to want to die for his beliefs, that's his ineffectual business.
Personally, I'll take Lord Haw-Haw's insane propaganda over Motson's inane chuckling any day.
If there is any politics to his action, it is, according to Gilbert-Rolfe, a simulation of the political, no more than an inane inaction, since it substitutes symbolic for real production.
Hour after hour of crushing boredom, broken only by inane chatter.
A slick campaign of propaganda is spreading an inane apologia of evil, a senseless cult of Satan, a mindless desire for transgression, a dishonest and frivolous freedom exalting impulsiveness, immorality and selfishness as if they were new heights of sophistication.
Opener ``Rough Justice'' is the best of it, a beautifully ragged formula of edge-of-disaster drums, inane lyrics and rhythm guitar that makes you want to reach for an adult beverage.
Then, only a few pages later, she describes Bessie Smith violently rejecting an embrace from a well-off white lady and makes the rather inane comment, "White manners were on this occasion, I think, more impressive and far less confused, conflicted, and unhappy than black rudeness.
While the choreography has become less and less hard-edged in inspiration and more and more compromised in tone, the soundscores accompanying it have become more raucous, more inane, more offensive and most of all more humorless.