odd duck

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odd duck

A rather unusual, strange, or peculiar person. His new girlfriend is nice enough, but she's a bit of an odd duck, don't you think?
See also: duck, odd
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For the CW, the sitcom is an odd duck, a family comedy on a schedule rife with zombies, superheroes and vampires in shows that include comic-book based newcomer "The Flash.
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Gilmore dubbed the RV he converted to a restaurant Odd Duck Farm to Trailer.
Abbie, who was a bit of an odd duck picked pro wrestling.
In larger models it was an odd duck, appearing to be a sheet-metal box with few moving parts and a whirring-roaring jet engine lying next to or beneath it.
We are a family-owned afternoon paper, so we are something of an odd duck from most of the newspaper world," said Cupp, who started in the newspaper business in college back in the spring of 1984.
I don't go quite that far, but no one can keep a straight face and say the Italians had solid proof that Amanda Knox did what they say she did," Burleigh said "That said, Amanda Knox is an odd duck, seems to have a rather loose grip on reality, and the Italians didn't know what to make of her.
Obama "that one" during the second reveal an odd duck.
The founder of an organic quick-service restaurant has entered into a $65 million deal with green building developer I Smart Duck Management Group to build 182 restaurants using the I Odd Duck iBuilding concept, saying it is only logical to move forward with his health food franchise plans using earth-friendly facilities.
Here's an odd duck of a comedy -- and I don't just mean that's how "Run, Fat Boy, Run" usually plays.
Looking out of their office, they see a herd of cows grazing away in the distance, a river flowing through the endless green fields of Shropshire, and on occasions, the odd duck or two waddling by.
But Mrs Trevelyan said: "Swabbing the odd duck and asking the wildlife trusts to help out is not enough.
Minyan," relates the tale of a marginal man, Herschel, generally considered an odd duck who is given sanctuary by the gabbai, or day-to-day operational manager, of a local temple in Toronto.
As a pro-defense Democrat, I'm seen as a bit of an odd duck," she says.