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  • I think Batman is just too much of a Bat-Dick to US, THE READERS to admit to us that the reason he always has a solution is because he has an advance copy of the issue and an encylopedic knowledge of comic book cliches.

    Green Arrow and Black Canary Wedding Special | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • But, a hypothetical perfectly diligent lawmaker without encylopedic knowledge of the U.S. Code could easily read every single word of the bill, determine that it says what it means to say, and yet overlook what is really important, the law that is omitted from thetext.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Read the Bill — A Reply to Eric:

  • But I'm really drawn to the more encylopedic sections of the book.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Reviews would be considered too big a threat to the Yellowpages rivers of gold: The fundamental difference with sites like Yelp and Judysbook are intermediaries for local reviews and recommendations, in the same way Wikipedia is for encylopedic knowledge.

    "Bottom line, our customer likes the online community, shops regularly, doesn't like to pay retail"

  • He was exuberant and funny, loved Jackie O, and had an encylopedic knowledge of most of the First Ladies.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • WorldChanging: A User's Guide to the 21st Century is a huge, encylopedic tome on the novel ways that the technology and social movements are being used to make the world a better place, from the grass roots up.

    Boing Boing: November 26, 2006 - December 2, 2006 Archives

  • It has a great Beginner FAQ, as well as an amazing encylopedic dictionary of photography terminology.

    Boing Boing

  • I have thought of buying the Murrays book on cheese to see what different cheeses are out there, but I should look at other books that are perhaps more encylopedic in breadth and depth it's the academic in me.

    Hot Cross Buns

  • He does not need to do this, of course, as his knowledge is encylopedic.

    A Disservice To Atheism

  • (I'm making my usual assumption here that most of the people who comment on my posts have an encylopedic knowledge of Legion of Super-heroes trivia).

    Books for Geeks by Girls

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