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shaggy

(in textiles) having a nap of long rough strands
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MASTER AND MANNIE Hound Dog Days is a collection of shaggy-dog stories - much more than a ramble through Northumberland countryside.
Wacky'' wouldn't be a word you'd use to describe Jarmusch's shaggy-dog stories, which are typically light on plot and heavy on mood, atmosphere and characterization.
Still, he's not big on punch lines: His shaggy-dog stories end more often with the verbal equivalent of a conspiratorial wink or a "Go figure