\ROO-nik\ , adjective;
1.Having some secret or mysterious meaning.
2.Consisting of or set down in runes.
3.Referring to an interlaced form seen on ancient monuments, metalwork, etc., of the northern European peoples.
Commercials sometimes have a certain runic quality.  The runic agenda I noticed this afternoon was about cereal.  Cheerios, Frosted Flakes, and Rice Krispies have runicly told me that if I have children, the way to bond with them is to eat cereal together.  Pouring the milk, listening to the cereal pop and crackle, or eating sweet flakes during halftime = a happy life with lil ones.  I know there’s more to it than that, and I have ‘I threw my cereal on the floor and will cry over spilled milk for hours’ stories to prove it. 

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