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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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ken

(noun) Range of what one can know or understand.

Synonyms: cognizance

Usage: This level of mathematics is beyond my ken.
Bully_rus
Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 3:28:58 AM
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Within ken of his den - narrow range...
Ilolahti
Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 4:10:24 AM

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Barbie is beyond Ken's ken, as women always are.
Hatsune Mika
Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 4:24:20 AM

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yeah bro
monamagda
Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 7:26:17 AM

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According to :
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

ken To show; declare; teach; point out; tell.
ken To see; descry; recognize.
ken To lie within sight of; have a view of.
ken To know; understand; take cognizance of.
ken In Scots law, to acknowledge or recognize by a judicial act: as, to ken a widow to her terce (that is, to recognize or decree by a judicial act the right of a widow to the life-rent of her share of her deceased husband's lands). See terce.
ken To look around; gain knowledge by sight; discern.
n ken Cognizance; physical or intellectual view; especially, reach of sight or knowledge.
ken To beget; bring forth.
ken To breed; hatch out.
ken A dialectal variant of kine, plural of cow.
n ken A churn.
n ken A place where low or disreputable characters lodge or meet: as, a padding-ken (a lodging-house for tramps); a sport ing-ken
n ken A prefecture or territorial division of Japan, governed by a kenrei. Japan is now divided into 3 fu and about 40 ken.
n ken A Japanese measure of length, equal to 71½ English inches.
n ken The straight two-edged Japanes

A little word for so many meanings!! WOW "beyond my ken"

http://www.finedictionary.com/ken.html
striker
Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 8:19:52 AM
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this level of women abuse is ken.
Pieter_Hove
Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 8:46:15 AM

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Ilpo Lahtinen wrote:
Barbie is beyond Ken's ken, as women always are.


Oh, but Barbie became only next of kin to Ken's ken, as Ken, that cute doll, realized this (and Greenpeace, they claimed victory).
vishalb42
Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 8:49:41 PM
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Women's logic is beyond my ken.
excaelis
Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 11:43:18 PM

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Again, striker, what ?

@v42 : Women think in straight lines. We're the ones who try to bend things. Experience is the best teacher.
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