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a whimsically eccentric person

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If one subtracts the birther crackpots, froth-at-the-mouth zealots, overpopulationists, white supremacists, homophobes, misogynists and go-back-in-the-woods-and-survive-with-superior-firepower boys from the Republican Party, all that's left is a wrinkled, toothless mumbler with no agenda and no sense of direction.
Nevertheless Crackpots, Ratbags and Rebels is a most entertaining overview of some of Australia's most famous and not so famous eccentrics.
Several of my fellow contributors and I are far from being crackpots.
Poor Tammy Bruce laments the fact that liberals are using an epithet like "conservative," with all its associations to religions crackpots, vicious homophobes, and ruthless money-grubbers, to describe her [My Perspective, April 16].
Having been born to a couple of sad crackpots, and given a joke name, she has now found peace and happiness with the crusty, long-haired pop star.
Wherever you decide to watch the remaining World Cup matches this Summer, you'll love snacking on McVitie's Crackpots.
The technological wheels of modern life that throw the crackpots are particularly American.
activists are no more crackpots than are redneck loggers who believe the myth that wilderness preservation has eliminated their jobs.
A diverse bunch of crackpots united by their interest in TV dinners (Shawn runs 14 full-size freezers in his one-bedroom apartment to preserve his collection), the group is struggling both internally and externally to stage a convention dedicated to their hobby.
As I am not one of your regular letter writers, most of whom are clearly crackpots, who have obviously nothing better or useful to do with their time than spew their drivel, you will no doubt be most reluctant to reproduce this letter.
SADLY the reason most children do not know our National Anthem is because the politically correct crackpots in schools and in general will not allow it to be played because it might upset some people.
Fortunately, today only crackpots would give credence to such an interpretation.
Like his near-exact contemporary (and fellow puddle jumper) Candace Bushnell, however, Moynihan is basically a high-end retailer of the human condition, and Boogie-Woogie bops along in teleready episodes wherein a dozen or so roues, crackpots, compulsives, lewd ingenues, and feckless strivers variously engage, intersect, or simply coexist in prime time together, as if on split screens.
Ours is the first site that designs portfolios for everyone from nut jobs to crackpots to borderline psychopaths.
At times regarded as a band of crackpots, the party has become an electoral force with which to be reckoned, running candidates across the country and gaining membership at a rapid pace.