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strange to say

Also, strangely enough. Surprisingly, curiously, unaccountably, as in Strange to say, all the boys in his class are six feet tall or taller, or I've never been to the circus, strangely enough. This idiom was first recorded in 1697 as strange to relate.
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But strangely enough, the actor, who has also dated Katie Price in the past, came back home to his new family after taking a break.
No parent wishes to dispute the teacher's knowledge and authority, but strangely enough intelligent mothers and fathers occasionally do know what is best for their child.
Strangely enough, there have been none of the usual Press reports of the permafrost melting in Northern Siberia and ships voyaging from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the Arctic Ocean over the past month.
Strangely enough, his departure coincided with one of the firm's client's discovery that millions of dollars were missing from one of its escrow accounts maintained by the firm.
Strangely enough, Cottage Grove also will host a "strange" band: Strange Vine plays today at the Axe and Fiddle for a night of alternative music and rock.
Strangely enough the Natural History Department here has drawers full of butterflies, dead of course
So for the record, chaps - although strangely enough not too many chapesses - I merely said that Carol's bum, delectable or otherwise, DID look big in that particular frock.
However, Strangely enough, the Member Finance CDA in utter defiance of rejection by no one less than PM, continues to hold on to his office, which had expired on 22nd Oct.
Strangely enough, they decide to tackle the things that go bump in the night by getting a video camera and filming what occurs.
But strangely enough one of the bright spots is the magazine's unique and absorbing obituaries.
But strangely enough the association hasn't been so active in dealing with the boozy issue where hard cash is involved.
Strangely enough, of all the things that could have put me there at my age and stage in life, little did I think a sore throat would do it.
Strangely enough, none of these groups complained over the White House's 2006 holiday card, which did not once mention "Christmas.
THE marker in the foreground of the picture of the cemetery is, strangely enough, a gravestone.