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  • n. Plural form of phenomenon.


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  • At daytime, the ionization caused by the sun completely drowns out the effect that HAARP can create, and even at night it is so faint that only special sensitive cameras at the installation has captured them. so? and what would you call the phenomenons that haarp can cause in universal terminology? if this principle is right, then you can't call a hamburger a hamburger. unless you eat in hamburg, germany.


  • All the internet 'phenomenons' tend to spring up due to this reason.

    Cats Can Has Grammar - Anil Dash

  • There was a general development in the cities, and that is why we did not have those terrible phenomenons, meaning the shantytowns.

    Fidel Castro's 8 Aug News Conference

  • I can understand covering some pop culture "phenomenons" repeatedly -- but this shouldn't be one of them.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • But over the last several decades, thanks to boy bands and pop "phenomenons" like Britney Spears, young people playing music are considered either a novelty or manufactured a la the Archies.

    Metro Times

  • But I remember it as being the harbinger of the "phenomenons" of that fin-de-siecle era of moviemaking, not to mention groundbreaking in its use of CG to compose shots heretofore either impossible or beyond budget by craft.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • This is one of the most remarkable phenomenons I have seen in politics in a long time, all of these school voucher and choice reforms going through in a single year.

    States of Flux

  • With so many wonders of the world, it is hard to keep up with natural phenomenons that are always changing.

    5 Cities To See The Northern Lights (PHOTOS)

  • In engineering, you would be surprised how many phenomenons we exploit without understanding them completely.

    The Employment Situation, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • These phenomenons reinforce each other making one operating system predominate in the marketplace.

    Tax Cuts for the Rich, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty


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