An inquiry will afford us amusement," [I thought this an odd term
, so applied, but said nothing] "and, besides, Le Bon once rendered me a service for which I am not ungrateful.
The idea is to get the garden ship shape - an odd term
to use for horticulture, I admit, but I can think of nothing more appropriate that doesn't involve double meanings.
Nonetheless, the text is informative and I did come across the odd term
I'd not heard before, such as 'yardang' [defined by Wikipedia as 'a wind-abraded ridge found in a desert environment'].
Case studies', the category for the last section, is an odd term
when the 'case' is excluded.
It's also a slightly odd term
, and can be interpreted in a variety of ways.
Racing" may sound like an odd term
to describe a tortoise, but gopher tortoises are faster than you might think.
Pentagon spokespeople called their deaths a tragic case of "friendly fire"--an odd term
, since it usually refers to soldiers killing their fellow soldiers by accident.
The data shows, not surprisingly, that ethnic identity retention (an odd term
, incidentally: can one retain something one never had?
These are the ones much more likely to fail than those who have the odd term
time family holiday.
Green room might sound an odd term
but in theatre it has traditionally offered a haven for actors.
But "nationwide" and "everywhere" are odd terms
to equate when discussing US police militarization.
This volume of essays underscores the fact that "literary theory" is one of those odd terms
whose connotations are narrower than its denotations.