cockeyed


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They gathered partisan about the playing plot--the cockeyed boy and his impish sibling posted on the edges of the small chap's area, the cheery kid aside the stout fellow's--and they were noisily emotional with their support.
I try to look at everything cockeyed because it gives me a more amusing view of the world.
Ever know the world was cockeyed, but couldn't explain why?
of Springfield, Illinois, who received that cockeyed expression when he convinced the Sangamon County Court to change his name.
Cemlyn Davies, head boy at Aberystwyth's Ysgol Penweddig, was astonished when this cockeyed argument was put to him.
They may think that even Bush's cockeyed plan will provide enough of a boost.
The prefigured world seems to be one where our expectations don't match that reality, where we're not getting it right, as in the poem "Stargazing," where Uncle Charles "points to the pattern of / bullet holes in the walls / (like) some / cockeyed farmer / from Kandiyohi / County / in central Minnesota / showing his / nephew / the constellation Orion / when in fact / he is pointing / to Ursa / the bear.
Generally speaking, language, especially black English or Ebonics, never manages to capture the fancy of the reading public until some renowned linguist or cultural scientist tries to use it as a cockeyed justification for the socioeconomic ills endured by African Americans.
From glassware to small appliances, things are getting a bit cockeyed.
Had a born cheerleader and cockeyed optimist like Rosie O'Donnell stepped into the breach when the levee first broke, all this carnage might have been avoided.
DON'T be put off by the title, because if there were marks for originality this cockeyed comedy about celebrity would be the film of the year.
The obviously fake painted backdrops add to the cockeyed charm.
Demarbre's cockeyed kinetic kickfest features Ottawa actor Phil Graham in a compelling and charismatic screen debut as Harry.
Terry Eastland, a conservative journalist and think-tanker, provides a little more history, some of it enlightening, some cockeyed.
He believes that unrealistic mandates about universal daily service and cockeyed congressional oversight undermine efficiency.