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Daemon
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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ho-hum

(adjective) So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.

Synonyms: boring, deadening, irksome, tedious, tiresome, wearisome, dull, slow

Usage: Lectures on human psychology always pique my interest, but this ho-hum speaker put me right to sleep.
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Hum someone to boring sleep... Hee-haw.
MTC
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2013 3:37:44 PM
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Ho-hum" is a "self-referential" word. We almost doze off reading it. For those who wish to take the plunge with "self-referential," here's a link: http://h2g2.com/approved_entry/A533927

Losing interest now...
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