nut case

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a whimsically eccentric person

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WHEN Judi Ashley, right, opened Crumbs in 1970 there were those who thought a vegetarian was something of a nut case.
Spudman was so happy with his Lakeland ale he thought he was back in Bowness-on-Windermere, while the dark mild was a fruity and nutty gem(a fruit and nut case, then).
She is a nut case and has terrible breathing problems.
Tinning has a team of four at his stable near Sheriff Hutton, but Life Is Beautiful has now won twice for him this term and, after having gone to 6,000gns to retain her at the auction, he said: "She is a nut case at home, but she is very game and John gave her a brilliant ride.
Other times, the candidate wound up looking like a nut case.
Berkswell Flower Club, flower arranging demonstration, Listen With Your Eyes, by Mrs Jane Edmonds; competition, Fruit and Nut Case, Reading Room, 1.
Last night survivor Keith O'Brien, from Wigan, said: "He's a bloody nut case.
But Jones told the Radio Times: "I never thought it would be as controversial as it turned out, although I remember saying when we were writing it that some religious nut case may take pot shots at us, and everyone replied, 'no'.
NUT CASE Samaraweera gets hit on the head by Tremlett (far left), while Perera did not fancy it and Lakmal fell for a duck GOT HIM Swann celebrates his wicket with Eoin Morgan
The 36-year-old gaffer might be enjoying a fine season in Ligue 1 but his stars reckon he's a fruit and nut case.
This is an instance where the White House denial ought to be given more credence than the commentators trying to paint the president as a nut case who's hearing voices.
She was a nut case and could cause an argument in a monastery but she was a little unlucky to be the only house mate punished after last week's brawling.
Shakespeare is perceived as the mystifying child of bewildered parents, one of whom is 'Mary Arden' of the well known Stratford cosmetic firm boiling up her unwanted vats of deodorant while her son upstairs knocks off this play - "no barrel of laughs" - about a Danish nut case.
NUT CASE Samaraweera gets hit on the head by Tremlett (far left), who also traps Perera, while Lakmal throws away his wicket GOT HIM Swann celebrates his wicket with Eoin Morgan