Friday, February 03, 2006


This post is for someone in particular—you know who you are.

Definitions of mundane on the Web:

We use this word to refer to that which is modern. People sometimes refer to their "mundane life" when talking about their occupation, or their "mundane name" when introducing themselves.

Non-somaferan. Not meant in the sense of "boring", but in the sense of "of the physical world". Does not apply to shamans, mystics, etc.

  • everyday: found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

  • concerned with the world or worldly matters; "mundane affairs"; "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality"

  • belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; "not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"; "so terrene a being as himself"

For other uses of the word Mundane see