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  • v. Present participle of norm.


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  • By "norming" such speech, they give tacit approval for the most radical members of such groups to consider violent action acceptable, as if the collective unconscious of the Right is trolling for an assassin--while maintaining deniability.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • While Davidson was "norming" this mood index by inviting hundreds of people into the lab to be assessed, he happened to invite for testing an elderly Tibetan lama who had come to give a talk at the University of Wisconsin.

    Dan Goleman: Joyful Wisdom: How Happy Can We Be?

  • Christ, he was giving aid and comfort to perverts the world over, "norming" the tactics they would use to seduce the innocent.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I also hear the "norming" thing, although I don't deal with people othering me quite as often.

    The monday panty shot, plus badminton and raining blood (a happy post!)

  • But "norming" goes far beyond such prosaic concerns.


  • For almost any domestic issue one can imagine, there are likely to be nongovernmental organizations roaming the international arena desperately trying to turn their priorities into "norming" issues.


  • If there were just a single issue to watch for major developments in this Administration's future, it would unquestionably be the UN and multilateralism, both on political questions and on the international "norming" of policies heretofore properly considered domestic in nature, such as gun control, the death penalty, abortion and many others, starting with climate change.


  • I do get sucked into anything where people are "norming" me: like, "Yours!

    The monday panty shot, plus badminton and raining blood (a happy post!)

  • Using the test to compare children depends on a much-trusted practice among researchers: norming.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • However, mainly overeating with a buddy is related to social norming -- "If she has four Thin Mints, I can have four."

    Dr. Susan Albers: 10 Psychological Tricks for Eating Girl Scout Cookies Mindfully


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