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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

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

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, the nicest people I know - the ones who aren't selfish or self-centred; who are the best company because they always have a ready smile and a good sense of humour; are good listeners and seldom complain or criticise; who seem to be blessed with a happy and carefree life - are the ones who, every day, carry that invisible cross.
HE'S walked funnily, raged about a dead parrot and (mis)managed probably the world's worst hotel.
Tony Brookes, of the pub, said: "We have lots of different beer festivals, but funnily enough, the Yorkshire ones are always the best supported.
Funnily enough my colleague who booked me on cancelled his ticket and then couldn't get on again.
Funnily enough, that is what most players eat anyway.
And that bit, funnily enough, is the one in which the director makes his cameo appearance, as a flamboyant coke-fiend pimp in Groucho nose-and-glasses drag.
To celebrate Ben & Jerry's newest Fairtrade flavour - Fairly Nuts - one lucky reader (and, funnily enough, most of my readers are fairly nuts) has the chance to win a bucketload of B&J's award-winning ice cream after I snaffled 10 vouchers from their PR boss.
It was a 12-furlong apprentice handicap and the jockey, funnily enough, was a girl, Jaki Houston.
Funnily enough, the current Broncos coach, Wayne Bennett, has been linked with the Saints job.
Then I had one at Atherstone last year when, funnily enough, I was playing with Luke.
Man United will be happiest with the draw, and funnily enough AC Milan may not be too disappointed to have drawn them either.
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Funnily enough, the same question came up nearly 40 years ago, when Marvel Comics editor Stan Lee created the then-revolutionary concept of introspective superheroes with super problems: The Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man and, toward the end of that medium-changing creative burst, the original X-Men.
Funnily enough, Eddie can be relied upon to co-operate with their requests twice a day, which coincidentally coincide with meal times
Funnily enough, another Best - the one and only George - was also a quality swordsman.