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  • n. Plural form of netherworld.


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  • As parents are learning, the Net's easy accessibility to the netherworlds is a challenge that calls, at the least, for a measure of vigilance.

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  • As a teaching artist who splits his time between London and Berlin, and thus spends a considerable amount of time in airports, Faithfull is all too familiar with those never-thrilling netherworlds between states; this experience has been part of the inspiration for Limbo, the premise of which is to turn that negative into a positive with a mobile studio that broadcasts to the world.

    Joan K. Smith: Simon Faithfull's Limbo: Mobile App as Anti-Heroic Art

  • This is coming from someone whose dabblings in those netherworlds ended in the early 90s…so it may well refer to something else now.

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  • I know the economists can explain to most everyone's satisfaction why the poor oil companies can't just lower prices at the pump by 30% overnight; how that would cause some upset in the cosmic economic netherworlds.

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  • That kicked off a five-year odyssey through various football netherworlds, starting with a stint with the Spokane Shock of arenafootball2.

    On the Doorstep of the Promised Land

  • Ortiz shows the fatalism and violence which lurks just beneath the devil-may-care exteriors of tough punks living in dusty, outlying barrios of the stripped, northern hills depressing netherworlds the average tourist must shudder at when passing them on the way to Teotihuacan.

    The city's "apocalypse" has come and gone

  • But the lights in Boone Creek were supposed to be different; apparently, they were predictable enough to enable the town to sponsor a Historic Homes and Haunted Cemetery Tour, during which, the brochure promised, people would see not only homes dating back to the mid-1700s but, weather permitting, 'the anguished ancestors of our town on their nightly march between the netherworlds.

    The Taste of Coins from Treasure Troves

  • The World Health Organization estimates that 5% to 10% of all transplants performed annually -- perhaps 63,000 in all -- take place in these clinical netherworlds.

    Reward Organ Donors

  • It is inevitable that some of the nastiness permeating the penumbral netherworlds of investment banking will force the hands of authorities that have ignored many of the egregious abuses of fiduciary responsibilities entrusted in positions of influence and power over money.

    Is Madoff Really A Wall Street Anomaly?

  • Dr. Strange's original stories by Steve Ditko portray a man disenchanted w/ traditional medicine, exploring the dark arts and acting as a gateway btw. the netherworlds and Earth.

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