oddball


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a person who is appealingly odd or curious

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Jay was fond of stories of oddball characters, gamblers and con men in history, and wrote a book celebrating the artistry of Matthias Buchinger, an 18th-century German magician born without legs and hands.
Each story is engagingly written by Westergard, and the oddball assortment is a diverse one.
Themes explored in "Oddball" include Robert Ripley's lifelong passion for the sport, quirky baseball oddities, bizarre ballpark food, and team-focused treasures.
Oddball (Stuart McDonald) has surprised many by becoming one of the 'must-see' Australian hit movies of 2015.
6 HANCOCK (2008) ODDBALL superheroes do not come much more dysfunctional than Will Smith's booze-guzzling, accident-prone crime fighter, but a PR man believes he can improve his public image.
Oddball fed 100 yards above the spring, vanished in the trees, and only appeared again after darkness fell.
And it is looking like being a bummer of a summer till the youngster stumbles upon a local water park and is befriended by Sam Rockwell, an oddball character who runs the leisure centre.
London, Jan 23 ( ANI ): Peter Jackson has revealed that he was subject to bullying because he was "an oddball" as a child.
In 45 years of handloading, I've seldom shied away from tackling oddball cartridges.
A STUDENT who sparked a university bomb alert was yesterday described as an oddball loner with no links to organised crime groups.
PADDY BRENNAN - Jonjo O'Neill's travelling head groom, not the Gold Cup winning jockey - led up the "oddball" Don't Push It, but insisted the man who deserves most of the credit in that department is amateur rider Alan Berry.
They appear to be unconnected - until they all begin receiving the same sinister message which states "I know what you did..." This oddball comedy features an amazing cast, with Pemberton and Shearsmith joining the likes of Dawn French, Daisy Haggard, Eileen Atkins and Christopher Biggins (playing himself) who play several characters each.
TJ is baffled when the vice-principal asks him to be the fourth member of the school's Quiz Kids team--after all, he considers himself to be "incredibly average" and feels Seymour, an insatiable collector of oddball facts, would be a more knowledgeable player.
Surprisingly smooth swan song from the gruff oddball who wrote Nancy Sinatra's "Boots."
The 540,000 s/f building was sold by a CB Richard Ellis brokerage team led by Bill Shanahan and Darcy Stacom using an unusual single round sealed bidding process at the oddball sistence KIA that had prompted some brokers to question whether the property would yield top dollar.