a head-scratcher

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a head-scratcher

A thoroughly complex or difficult mystery, problem, puzzle, or riddle. I'm not sure how we'll be able to reach an agreement with the labor unions on this issue. It's a head-scratcher, to be sure. A: "What is weightless but can be seen, and if you put it in a bucket, it will make the bucket lighter?" B: "Hmm, I don't know. That's a real head-scratcher!
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30pm STV haven't been shy to axe big-name programmes in favour of more Scottish fl avoured shows so showing James Corden's World Cup Live is a head scratcher.
It's a good start, but the homoerotic undertone is a bit of a head scratcher, but I guess dudes kissing other dudes is so hot right now.
With more questions raised than problems solved, I guess chalk this one up to being a head scratcher.