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be neither fish nor fowl

To be difficult to describe or definitively categorize. What genre of music is this? It's neither fish nor fowl to me.
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Rachel de Thample's More Veg Less Meat: The Eco-Friendly Way to Eat, with 150 Inspiring Flexitarian Recipes (9780857834645, $19.99) provides dishes that are neither fish nor fowl, promoting eating less, healthier, and with more consciousness about animal welfare and environmental impacts.
Why and how the world was observed with assertive curiosity and sudden intensity are questions studied in the selection above, chosen from a gamut of monographs that either work on canonical authors or reedit an array of strange texts that are neither fish nor fowl. As a result the horizon of French studies in the Renaissance has considerably broadened.