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Second piece, "Homeland Security," centers on government suit Munro (John Bedford Lloyd), whose absentmindedness over where he left his briefcase destabilizes both his home and office life.
More likely, it's absentmindedness and a reflection of different styles and standards.
When you put your house-keys down on a table and then suddenly discover they're not there, you put it down to your own absentmindedness, but what if that isn't the case at all?
Muhammad Dabbas, the director of the Jordanian Society for the Prevention of Road Accidents, believes a citizen's disrespect of traffic laws can be traced back to many reasons that are related to frustration, poverty, absentmindedness and showing off.
Einstein's notorious absentmindedness, on the other hand, was no myth and Isaacson provides ample evidence.
These are not intentional acquisitions by my friend, but rather the fault of my own absentmindedness, or too many places in his truck to misplace things.
This aspect of absentmindedness was the only aspect of memory among the top four in the pilot study that did not show up as high in importance in the present study.
Should they be involved in an accident, they could risk being even further out of pocket for their absentmindedness.
In a novel twist to a well-worn but never boring subject, this set of essays documents various aspects of Albert Einstein's life in vignettes arranged alphabetically by subject, ranging from absentmindedness to Zionism.
the precision with which the former National Security Adviser zeroed in on one specific document in the National Archives suggests focus, not absentmindedness.
This is quite a humanitarian, but watch for absentmindedness through early school years when boredom may be mistaken for laziness.
CLIVE BARNES RESPONDS: Nothing beats accuracy except absentmindedness.