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nonsequitur

Neurology A totally unrelated response to a question Etiology Acute and chronic organic brain disorders, schizophrenia
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So, learning from experience, I decided not to wait for the ax to fall and developed "Non Sequitur" as an exit strategy, as I could see that staff editorial positions were rapidly becoming a thing of the past.
The Non Sequitur is a syndicated comic strip that is also available in more than 700 newspapers worldwide.
Here's a common form of non sequitur: "Born in Boston, Smith began stealing from his clients before he had been in business a year." That's a non sequitur because Smith's birthplace has no bearing on his thievery, yet the sentence suggests a relationship.
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Non sequiturs in music highlight the gestural, paralinguist aspects of music that I find most compelling.
Also, many of the book's arguments are against straw men; many are non sequiturs; many statements are half-truths.
It is one thing to say that each species in an ecosystem plays a role (also obvious), but very dubious to conclude that "their interrelatedness is paramount to their survival." This is a non sequitur. If nothing could survive outside its native habitat, there would be no pigeons in Kansas, no honey bees in America, no horses in Wyoming, and no human beings outside of Africa.
This is a non sequitur as these are for all and a decision to implement would be insane.
Products by several Universal Press Syndicate creators, including some holiday-themed ones, are now available on the site, including new holiday collections featuring the comics "Close to Home," "Non Sequitur" and "Stone Soup."
ANSWERS: The large intestine; 2 The Pope (John Paul II) visited; 4 Kazakhstan; 5 Nine; 6 South Africa; 7 Tobermory; 8 The Strait of Messina; 9 Music Of The Sun; 10 Non Sequitur.
The New Straits Times said the Non Sequitur cartoon was let through by its subeditor in charge, who deemed it ''inoffensive'' as it bore no image of the prophet or words offensive to Islam.
The first of these uses nonsense and non sequitur to ridicule the failure of the American Dream.