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curiously enough

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

strangely enough

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

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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For example, when we feel bored or stressed, being curious can help us to change that.
Curious Brewery has begun work on a cider by fermenting Reuben and Bramley apples to 7.1% abv, then cutting the drink with fresh blackberry juice.
Where most museum exhibitions seek to give us answers to questions about the past, The Curious Case of...
"I am more curious about the weather every day rather than what he will look like,'' the general manager said outside the clubhouse Wednesday after Jeter worked out in Tampa.
This is an incredibly good 3D book that follows the underwater adventures of Jim Curious, a young boy who dives to the depths of the ocean to explore.
CURIOUS Arts Festival is coming to Arc in Stockton.
IN EARLY 2018 Talk Is Free Theatre, based in Barrie, Ontario, promoted a show called The Curious Voyage:
A performance for people living with dementia, their loved ones and those who care for them will be at Stirling's Macrobert Arts Centre on July 6.Created and directed by Magdalena Schamberger, the original idea for Curious Shoes came from her observation that many people, particularly those in more advanced stages of dementia, view the world from the floor up and that their first encounter with a person is with their shoes.
With its focus on celebrating the region's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning culture through the arts, the festival will be serving up a packed line-up of entertainment from June 30 to July 9, ranging from drag storytelling to a Curious Vogue Ball taking place at Dance City in Newcastle.
Globetrotting has always been the pursuit of the adventurous, the intrepid and the curious.
In the creation of "Curious Creatable Creatures: 22 STEAM Projects That Magnetize, Glide, Slingshot, and Sometimes Scootch", author Sam Haynor draws on his experience with the San Francisco Exploratorium, Oakland Toy Lab, Goldiblocks, and designing STEAM curriculum to create projects packed with features.
Edinburgh-based Magdalena Schamberger - who co-created the Hearts and Minds charity, which sends clown doctors into hospitals - came up with the concept of Curious Shoes after working with dementia patients.
The Curious Kitchen, at the Aztec Hotel & Spa, North Bristol, is inviting one lucky reader and a guest for a deliciously relaxing two-night gourmet spa break, worth over PS500.
A special programme of entertainment is to be hosted for the first time by Curious Arts organisation, which will take over stage slots in the festival's Community Village over its three-day run in Newcastle.
BEST BeTs In IrelAnd Curious Times 4.05 Naas 2pts win Having been rated only 105 before winning his maiden hurdle at Down Royal last month, you might think a revised mark of 113 is going to be tough for Curious Times to make an impact off, but such was the impression he created there he looks the one to beat in the 2m handicap hurdle.