funnily enough

funnily enough

Bafflingly; surprisingly; atypically. Funnily enough, it turned out that we both knew John, but had met him in two different parts of the world. He seems, funnily enough, happy that the police caught him. Their newest machine is funnily enough a slight step back when it comes to performance and design.
See also: enough, funnily

ˌcuriously, ˌfunnily, ˌstrangely, etc. eˈnough

used to show that something is surprising: Funnily enough, I was born on exactly the same day as my wife.
See also: enough
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Funnily enough, I like flying, hurtling through the air in a tin can.
Funnily enough, there is no mention whatsoever of my main point - the almost PS100billion that will have to be paid for nothing.
He finds this usually gets their attention, funnily enough.
Funnily enough, not so many followed up on the story when scientists reported that Daddy Roo was more likely trying to shake her back to life because he fancied a bit of the old didgeridoo.
Darren Criss @darrencriss Funnily enough they don't actually go very well together.
Funnily enough, he wasn't among those who contributed to Sir Alex Ferguson: Secrets of Success (BBC1, Sunday).
Funnily enough, the only person who didn't look in a partying mood was Papa Attieh.
SIR - Welsh Finance Minister Jane Hutt says we should spend our way out of recession, on the very same day Ed Miliband says that if he were Prime Minister he wouldn't reverse any of the cuts, he wouldn't scrap the bedroom tax, and he wouldn't borrow more, although funnily enough he's happy to borrow the PS100m to spend on Trident.
I find that, funnily enough, walking is a terribly important thing for me, rather like some people need a cigarette.
He said: "He was a very sick horse in Australia, but funnily enough travelled back well.
Funnily enough some boffs in America have put some thought into how much it would actually cost to send your child to Hogwarts for the year, if said school really existed.
I worked as a waitress in Brighton, funnily enough now I'm running a tea shop in the film, " she added.
Dave Moor, 58, from Coulby Newham, said: "I liked Watch With Mother and, funnily enough, I used to watch it with my mother.
The Aussie crooner begins a two-week stint as presenter the early evening entertainment show which - just like ThPaul O'Grady Show, funnily enough - features celebrity interviews, music and games.
Funnily enough, what I find more exciting than the prospect of one day having time to read books is having time to devour each issue of Bookmarks within a day or two of its arrival in my mailbox.