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crazy as a loon

Insane. Often used jocularly. Don't leave me alone with Uncle Stu, he's crazy as a loon!
See also: crazy, loon

*crazy as a betsy bug

 and *crazy as a peach-orchard boar; *crazy as a loon
Rur. acting as if insane. (*Also: as ~.) Tom: Susan says she's really the Queen of England. Bill: She's crazy as a betsy bug. Jill: David's a little eccentric, isn't he? Jane: Crazy as a loon, I'd say. What's wrong with Jim? He's acting as crazy as a peach-orchard boar.
See also: betsy, bug, crazy
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For Loon, I broke out my big green K2 Sidestashes, fat boards with rocker (reverse camber) in the tip that allows the skis to float easily in soft and deep snow.
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Google said that although the Project Loon's idea might sound strange but the concept involves pure science and the director of product management Mike Cassidy said that Google will hold discussions with the Australian government before a trial of Project Loon in Australia by 2014.
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Van Loon Galleries have a long lasting history of successful collaboration with Rabarama and the exhibition that is now occurring is representative of the Artist's career, with “historical” works along with the newest ones to testimony the most recent creative phase of Rabarama, as Joris van Loon from Van Loon Galleries declares “Rabarama is a major artist for Van Loon Galleries, we always wanted to organize another solo exhibition with her after the successful exhibition in March 2012.