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  • n. The mnemonic name given by Petrus Hispanus to that direct mood of the first figure of syllogism in which the major premise is universal and affirmative, and the minor premise and conclusion are particular and affirmative.

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  • Barbara, celarent, darii, square of opposition and all that. posted by John at 10: 15 AM

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  • Many of the people who voted in the 2008 election are not the type who vote in midterms. darii on March 16, 2010 at 10: 46 PM

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  • So you can whine about how you inherited the problem and it's not fair to blame you for not solving it? darii on March 16, 2010 at 11: 01 PM

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  • Although would you agree telling them you will contribute to their midterm opponent if they vote yes and will contribute to them if they vote no (as long as you do it) is ok even if you're not from their district? darii on March 16, 2010 at 11: 23 PM

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  • I loathe Democrats. darii on March 16, 2010 at 10: 54 PM nope you don't dislike democrats more than i do nice try blatantblue on March 16, 2010 at 10: 55 PM

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  • Wow, AP is posting before noon! darii on February 22, 2010 at 12: 19 PM

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  • Actually, if the Republicans just walked out of the meeting when the Dems tell a big whopper and don't allow for any response, it'd be awesome. darii on February 21, 2010 at 8: 17 PM

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  • But it won't happen. darii on February 21, 2010 at 8: 24 PM

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  • Sets himself up as the dispassionate party, so that anything stupid about the plan hits the congressional dems, not him. darii on February 21, 2010 at 8: 40 PM

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  • That voice could cut glass. darii on February 21, 2010 at 8: 21 PM

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