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#1 2005-11-05 19:41:35

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'medioric rise' for 'meteoric rise'

A sudden ascent to fame is credited to the media rather than to astronomical phenomena. About 100 ghits:

It may not be pure ‘vintage’ or even a ‘classic’, but considering the relative youth of Mr. Hayden and his medioric rise to superstardom…
www.hotboards.com/plus/plus.mirage?who= … 9464648375

Joe’s medioric rise from the poverty and obsurity of an Alabama
sharecropper’s cabin to fame and fortune as the sports idol of a nation …
www.clstoons.com/paoc/gallary/comix7_Sports.htm

Santana’s comeback album has enjoyed a medioric rise since its unnoticed realease last June.
www.epinions.com/musc_mu-320494/display … list/pp_~4

11:30 Edtertainment Tonight – Looks at the medioric rise of Eddie.
www.coodabeens.com.au/comp02rd2.html

After years of mediocrity, the Illinois women’s basketball team is counting on
a crop of talented newcomers to take the program on a medioric rise.
www.illinimedia.com/di/archives/1996/De … s.txt.html

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