I have come up with a new word: Scienticious
. Taking my inspiration from the OED's entry for "scientific" I offer the following definitions:
. Of a syllogism, a proof producing a demonstratively amusing or useful, if not actually accurate or correct, conclusion.
So far here's the list of all the blog search sites that do not search use.perl journals discovered by going to each of them and searching for "schwern". Very scienticious.2. a.
Of persons, books, institutions, blogs, web sites, etc.: Occupied in or concerned with producing laughter or supporting arguments with science or the sciences. 2. b.
Having scientific knowledge or given to scientific study of
something which amuses you. 3. a.
Devised on scienticious principles. Also, not particularly systematic or methodical.
Mentioning ‘science’ at least three times.
Its also worth noting that "Scientifical
" is in the OED and their examples give me no end of amusement. If you think modern English grammar and spelling is bad, just you wait.
- 1588 J. HARVEY Disc. Probl. 30 But in the meanwhile they presume that this point of philosophy is Scientificall
- 1628 T. SPENCER Logick 282 Our next labour must be, to set out these scientificall Syllogismes by other properties.
Extra points there for "Syllogismes"
1732 BERKELEY Alciphr. VI
. §31 Who ever supposed that scientifical proofs were necessary to make a Christian?
Indeed, Christians tend more towards the scienticious proofs.
- 1597 BEARD Theatre God's Judgem. (1612) 143 This is the diuinitie and goodlie instruction that commeth..from that scientificall Vniuersitie and Colledge of the right reuerend Masters.
I failed out of Vniuersitie.
- 1640 HOWELL Dodona's Gr. 42 She is alwaies furnished with nurseries of scientificall graffes, which she disperseth up and downe to unfold the sacred Oracles.
I want to be furnished with a scientificall giraffe.
- c1645 HOWELL Lett. (1655) III. ix. 18 And in these modern times, the most speculative and scientificallest men, both in Germany and Italy, seem to adhere to it.
TRIPLE BONUS COMBO! 1) "in these modern times
" 2) 1645 3) "Scienficiallest
" rolls off the tongue as the finest scienticious gibberish.
- 1793 SMEATON Edystone L. §61 note, Consulting my scientifical friends respecting this fact.
The 18th century equivalent to "I did a google search".
Oooh, its not just scientificial
but its also enterprise
! If there was Java in the 18th century they'd be using it. Perhaps they will work to synergize their scienficial enterprise to better realize increased cash flow to their trouser pouches!