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oddball

1. n. an eccentric person. Tom is sure an oddball. He ordered a pineapple and strawberry milkshake.
2. mod. strange; peculiar. Your oddball ideas have cost us too much money.
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The OddBalls Foundation will use 100% of donations and funds raised to raise awareness of testicular cancer with no overheads, something that very few charities can claim.
Since its launch last September, Oddballs Apparel now designs, manufactures and retails a range of striking boxers shorts and briefs for both men and women.
The pair of oddball tilings has considerably less symmetry than the others do.
The Oddballs boxers are currently only available online, but the trio is in talks with leading high street stores with a view to opening concessions around the UK.
Tommy and the Oddballs band member Jeff Grant said: "The local support shown was marvellous and we are thrilled with the amount of money that the event has raised.
LEONARD; Walliams' carer who loves fluffing pillows; ALAN; It gets a bit sticky with oddball charity worker; SIR NORMAN FRY; Tory family with sleazy secrets; ALTARED IMAGE: Matt Lucas
Dubbed the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (UDF), the images feature a panoply of galaxy shapes, from the classic spirals and ellipticals common in the cosmos today to a zoo of misshapen oddballs that may be among the first galaxies to have coalesced.
Comic Kennedy plays a loopy array of oddballs in wildly improbable situations before unsuspecting regular folks and captures their incredulous reactions.
provided a blast of glare-rock liberation from the hetero conformity that terrorizes most oddballs at that age.
That's why 24-carat oddballs like Labour's Catherine Stihler, or human, er, dynamos like the Nat's Ian Hudghton, get in and thrive.
The old idea that, except for a few oddballs, each of the world's 800 fig species has an exclusive partnership with a wasp has been "dogma," he says.
This is transformation might have been unnerving if it weren't obvious that these oddballs were at, the top of their game, that, their popularity explosion was a victory we could claim for ourselves: The B-52's broke the big time without losing the weirdness that made them compelling.
Astronomers often view quasars as the high-energy oddballs of the universe.
If he's right, then asteroids such as Toutatis may prove commonplace rather than atypical oddballs.
Raw Talent is 2-3, followed by Oddballs in last at 0-5.