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A similar practice in engineering is finding the absurdly ideal solution.
The hourly wage for sales clerks at Wal-Mart that critics have blasted as absurdly low was around $8.
The absurdly extended parenthetical subtitle of an otherwise deadpan sculpture by Norwegian artist Gardar Eide Einarsson, an irregular stack of thirty-nine dark wool blankets exhibited recently at Team Gallery along with a selection of other works from the past year, hints at a distinctly provocative, possibly nihilistic worldview.
Horrors like Koolhaas's absurdly writhing Chinese television headquarters in Beijing, Andreu's literally carbuncular National Theatre next to the Forbidden City, and P & T group's cardboard neo-fascist compositions slither off her pages.
And of course all your characters are absurdly handsome and successful and sexy.
This may be happening because, as I have often complained, the punishment for witness intimidation can be absurdly light.
Dead Ringers, the only Canadian film to make it on Sight and Sound's prestigious listing of the 100 greatest films of all time, is described as "the most absurdly overpraised film of the year.
After this episode, the absurdly photogenic Halliwell sisters are hanging up their broomsticks for a few months, which means Saturday teatimes will be a lot less spooky and sexy.
Yes, some things, like the perfectly rounded and excessively packaged melon--or the cost of this magazine--are absurdly expensive here, but do Tokyo and Osaka really deserve to be called the two most expensive cities in the world?
As thinking Christian gentlemen--about half of us Catholic, and half of us inexorably drifting Rome-ward from the sinking ruins of Anglicanism/Protestantism--I know that the Wrinklings dismiss the fatuous premises of affirmative action initiatives which absurdly seek to tame the wild vicissitudes of fate and circumstance into something approximating a kindergarten teacher's system of rewards for good little pupils.
Not only their book prices are over the top, every item you will find - as Dan correctly notes, all donated - is absurdly overpriced.
While the New Economy's definition is absurdly simple, the implications of the transition from Old to New are immeasurably profound and reach into every facet of the macroeconomy and every inch of business as we know it.