Ken wrote to Nancy :
>> As usual, when Eliot is
>> to be trampled upon, and in this case rather foolishly and mundanely,
>> you are quick to defend the tramplers.
thank you for once more improving my English vocabulary!
My Webster defines "mundanely" as "to the point of foolish familiarity".
What a wonderful term. But then: isn't "foolish and mundane" a pleonasm?