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kuh no nuh kuhl

  • a  appearing in a biblical canon
    a canonical book of the Christian New Testament
  • a  of or relating to or required by canon law
  • s  reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality
    a canonical syllable pattern
  • s  conforming to orthodox or recognized rules
    the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis

  • A surprising number are canonical poets: Dryden, Johnson, Cowper, Blake, Wordsworth, and Coleridge, among others.
  • Don Carlos, in high good humor, had signed the necessary canonical consent for the union, then appeared benevolently at the bridegroom's traditional banquet on the wedding eve.
  • Vonnegut is still more cult favorite than literary lion (and he probably prefers it that way), but he deserves full canonical marks for this kaleidoscopic koan of a novel about .
News & Articles

  • Chromium to be default browser in Ubuntu 13.10?
     Linux User: Canonical are discussing the possibility of replacing Firefox with Chromium in the next version of Ubuntu
    June 13, 2013 - Linux Today
  • A Loaded Bible Story, Tweaked For The Opera Stage
    Composer Mark Adamo has made his mark turning classic books, including Little Women and the Greek drama Lysistrata, into operas. His latest, The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, covers more sensitive territory, examining the titular figure's relationship to Jesus — outside the canonical Bible.
    June 12, 2013 - NPR
  • What Makes a Community Distro?
    FOSS Force: Ms Hall feigned surprise right back, while asserting Ubuntu to never having been a community Linux distro, despite Mr. Shuttleworth and Canonical calling it so.
    June 11, 2013 - Linux Today

  • Katharine Jefferts Schori in Tribune Review
    Jefferts Schori wrote Duncan: "If your course does not change, I shall regrettably be compelled to see that appropriate canonical steps are promptly taken to consider whether you have abandoned the Communion of this Church."
  • Mark Shuttleworth in Reuters
    Canonical is proud to partner with IBM to help open up the American corporate desktop through Ubuntu,said Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and CEO of Canonical. "IBM's smart client package running on Ubuntu will allow US organizations...
  • Rowan Williams in Reuters UK
    I have no canonical authority to prevent these things, but I would simply repeat what was said in my advent letter (in December), to the effect that I cannot support or sanction such actions,Williams wrote the Canadian archbishops.

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