idiosyncracies love

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  • noun Plural form of idiosyncracy.

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Examples

  • It was not longer after the machines made their first appearance in London than the publisher Robert Carlisle chanced upon the idea of selling books through them - and our American cousins developed the idea to suit their own idiosyncracies, which is to say the Thomas Adams Gum Company set up the instruments on the subway platforms of New York to flog chewing gum.

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  • Instead, he will stage the event to highlight Britain's "idiosyncracies" and to showcase London as "a welcoming city without prejudice".

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • It got me to thinking about my own reading idiosyncracies and into which camp I belonged to.

    To Read or Not to Read « Write Anything

  • The nearest they ever got to a genre label is General Fiction — a term with an empty definition if ever there was one, catch-all for a host of idioms and idiosyncracies.

    New BSC Review Column: The Scourge of Sci-Fi

  • Try to respect local customs and idiosyncracies and languages and you will do fine.

    On Passing

  • Actually the design of expert systems has little to do with evolutionary computing, and it is quite literally impossible for us to eliminate the idiosyncracies of human thought processes from anything we do.

    The Weasel Thread

  • I'd rather encounter the idiosyncracies of writers thinking through the implications of their responses to books they've read than most of the book reviews published according to "traditional print-based standards," if what I see in most of the Sunday book reviews are the fruits of these standards.

    Book Reviewing

  • The nearest they ever got to a genre label is General Fiction — a term with an empty definition if ever there was one, catch-all for a host of idioms and idiosyncracies.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Keith may or may not be "just a blogger" with his own idiosyncracies but his sources are as good as any in the space media and he counts among his friends the most powerful level-headed leaders in and near NASA.

    Mike Griffin Doesn't Seem To Miss NASA Watch - NASA Watch

  • In tailoring each part to its specific singer, he and Mr. Karam worked hard to distinguish each woman's voice through idiosyncracies of syntax and diction.

    All in a Day's Work, Polygamy Included

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