|omituinen englanniksi||singular fi, queer fi, outré fi, quirky fi, offbeat fi, kinky fi, odd fi, bizarre fi|
: A singular experiment cannot be regarded as scientific proof of the existence of a phenomenon.
: She has a singular personality.
*: These busts of the emperors and empresses are all very scarce, and some of them almost singular in their kind.
*: And God forbid that all a company / Should rue a singular mans folly.
: rfquotek|Francis Bacon
: a man of singular gravity or attainments
: It was very singular; I dont know why he did it.
*: So singular a sadness / Must have a cause as strange as the effect.
*: His zeal / None seconded, as out of season judged, / Or singular and rash.
: to convey several parcels of land, all and singular
*: to try the matter thus together in a singular combat
*: “I wish I hadn’t cried so much!” said Alice, as she swam about, trying to find her way out. “I shall be punished for it now, I suppose, by being drowned in my own tears! That will be a queer thing, to be sure! However, everything is queer to-day.”
*: One thing has struck me as a bit queer. During my two terms of office the whole Democratic press, and the morbidly honest and reformatory portion of the Republican press, thought it horrible to keep U.S. troops stationed in the Southern States, and when they were called upon to protect the lives of negroes–as much citizens under the Constitution as if their skins were white–the country was scarcely large enough to hold the sound of indignation belched forth by them for some years. Now, however, there is no hesitation about exhausting the whole power of the government to suppress a strike on the slightest intimation that danger threatens.
*: It looked queer to me to see boxes labeled "His Excellency, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America." The packages so labeled contained Bass ale or Cognac brandy, which cost "His Excellency" less than we Yankees had to pay for it. Think of the President drinking imported liquors while his soldiers were living on pop-corn and water!
*: If gender is no longer to be understood as consolidated through normative sexuality, then is there a crisis of gender that is specific to queer contexts?
*: Youre shoving the queer.
*: I was a lot more apt to queer it than help it.
*: If I go, for instance, to the history of the church in Latin America, and decide to queer the history of the Jesuitic Missions, I may find that, in many ways, the missions were more sexual than Christian.
*: Jonathan Goldberg further explores the implications of queering history in his essay in the same volume.
*: To begin with, King Lear is the most unconventional, the most nearly hysterical, the most outré and outrageous play Shakespeare ever wrote.
: She has a quirky laugh.
: The congregation clapped along on the offbeat.
*: No one dignified such offbeats by responding to their outcries. Today, the "knockers of progress" have become a force that cannot be ignored.
*: In addition to creating a web of stories that will be passed through many generations, these offbeats usually strengthen the fiber of their particular hobby...
: He has such an offbeat sense of humor that hardly anyone finds his jokes amusing.
: kinky hair
*: Their male customers are often identified as lonely, sleazy and into kinky sex...
*: Scars on my back were revealed from when I was whipped by a sadomasochistic ex-lover. I wondered if it bothered anyone, but it only seemed to make everyone harder than they already were. I was a kinky girl.
: ux|en|Optimistically, he had a corner of a drawer for odd socks.
: ux|en|She slept in, which was very odd.
: ux|en|but for the odd exception
*: I assure you, if I were Hazlewood I should look on his compliments, his bowings, his cloakings, his shawlings, and his handings with some little suspicion; and truly I think Hazlewood does so too at some odd times.
: ux|en|Im the odd one out.
: ux|en|Hes only worked odd jobs.
: ux|en|There were thirty-odd people in the room.
: ux|en|The product of odd numbers is also odd.