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ad nauseam

Etymology: L, ad, to; Gk, nausia, seasickness
to the extent of inducing nausea and vomiting.

ad nauseam

(ad no′zē-ăm) [L. to (sea)sickness]
Of such degree or extent as to produce nausea.
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During the Ad Nauseum, Bernacchi discusses advertising and what students should be aware of when watching the commercials.
The issue, repeated ad nauseum, is Japan's inability or unwillingness to acknowledge the darkest part of its wartime past.
Just as Coke and Pepsi once faced off ad nauseum, it seems we are condemned to a ring-side seat as Anheuser-Busch and Miller trade barbs, and taste-tests, until consumers are thoroughly bored with it all.
THROW RAG IS FROM SALTON SEA, a wasteland in Southern California that I am sure influenced the guys and made them what they are today, along with life experience, the punk rock, etc, etc, ad infinitum, ad nauseum.
I've heard ad nauseum that when times are good they have to be careful of their budgets because of price volatility, but as soon as prices and profits go south, it's a race to see who can cut the most staff.
And the Beeb's obsession with pushing the interactive dimension reached new heights with several text numbers, an e-mail address and a website all plugged ad nauseum - I'm sure it's very exciting for Bridie from Belmullet to get her "C'mon the boys, give it a lash" message read out, but it makes bad television.
Then it was WorldCom, Tyco and others, ad infinitum, or ad nauseum, depending on your point of view.
We can debate the merits of this theory ad nauseum, but the realities are that an international agreement is necessary to solve the global warming problem; no international agreement is perfect; it was Ottawa's responsibility to negotiate the Protocol; and there are likely negative international political repercussions (both within and outside the global warming context) if Canada now refused to ratify the Protocol.
should laud every positive item in a restaurant as a "winner," and complain ad nauseum about foil-wrapped baked potatoes and one-fork Chinese restaurants.
Over the past two years, I've written ad nauseum about the need for wholesale consolidation of the 310 school districts in Arkansas.
Evan's brief regard of Katherine Philips in the Interregnum insists ad nauseum how "complicated" and "complex" everything (including Philips) was, without saying much that Philips' verse did not say more elegantly and directly.
Florida's nursing home law has a huge loophole that encourages attorneys to sue nursing homes ad nauseum.