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Part of the Mighty Sports team that ruled the Jones Cup in Taiwan over the weekend, Banal finished with 12 points and eight assists.
The former judge said: "I don't want to belittle it but it was a sort of banal offence." Asked about that this week, he insisted: "I meant it was an ordinary offence.
Banal, the frontrunner for the derby, knocked in 21 of his 31 points in the first half before Mark Montuano and the rest of the Bacoor Strikers stepped up in pulling off a 90-80 triumph over General Santos City at the start of their best-of-three quarterfinals series.
Together with Rocky Acidre, Banal provided the offensive sock for the Strikers, who revved up their playoff drive in the South division with their third straight win and an 11-10 slate.
They became instead quite ordinary, or as Zara Dinnen's new book teaches us, something banal.
Everything just fell into place,' Skippers Coach Koy Banal said.
While affirming some aspects of Billig's concept, such as the importance of symbols, the article also questions several of his tacit assumptions and demonstrates the need for further elaboration, especially in relation to the taken-for-granted link between banal flaggings and allegedly banal identities.
Equally, if you are entertained by the most banal trivialites that life has to offer, then every day will provide you with excitement and amusement.
Colorful and poignant observations are pulled from otherwise banal everyday encounters with children in after school programs ("69 on 9/11"), negotiating gender with 7-Eleven clerks ("Boobies in the Key of A") and an ode to the waitresses and patrons at the Waffle House ("Waho").
Jukka looked just as banal as Saddam getting his tonsils checked--the end of another long search.
But such inexplicable massiveness seems to work in such a place even as it bludgeons that place with its banal weight.
From these first examples to the cutting edge of invention today to speculation about the future, author Ichbiah describes the many exquisite and banal machines that can be called robots.
Like a host of earlier books that sought to marry historical figures--Lincoln, Alexander the Great and Attila the Hun, to name a few--to business strategies and verities, the result is uneven, ranging from stirring to banal. Talking about how oilcloth could be used as both a sail or for keeping items dry has a lot more relevance to history than it does for teaching today's businesses to focus on flexibility and efficiency, as Uldrich, a Minnesota-based consultant and writer, attempts to do.
They mingle with celebrities, name-drop the most current and hottest actors and musicians, and despite being high school-aged, spend very little time there--surely it's too banal for this fun-loving book.