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  • adj. Alternative spelling of out of whack.


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  • Norris has been putting in extra work with pitching coach Brad Arnsberg trying to repair some out-of-whack mechanics that have resulted in a 7.52 ERA and 12 runs allowed in his last two starts. —

    Houston Astros Team Report

  • I had a bit to contribute, so despite the out-of-whack participant to panelist ratio, I had a good time.

    Montreal WorldCon Day 1

  • If you Google search Senate, House and Governor Seats you'll find a lot of out-of-whack numbers as well.

    Jim Lichtman: The Way Things Ought to Be

  • Yet progressives and liberals, ranging from left wing to the just left of center, have expressed a range of reservations, missing, I believe, the larger point of this rally's potential for reordering our out-of-whack politics, if only for a moment.

    Adele Stan: 4 Reasons Why Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity Is Great for Progressives

  • Heck, I handed the thing to my two-year-old, and she had fun playing some seriously out-of-whack drums.

    Wii Music, Coda

  • Our sex/violence priorities remain horribly out-of-whack.

    Ben Mankiewicz: Why the World Cup Is Better Than Twilight

  • The cost to the typical consumer of this clear restraint on trade and free movement of labor is enormous and a significant factor in our astronomical national health care bill (as are various other government interventions in the market, like our increasingly out-of-whack patent laws, a key reason why we pay higher drug prices than any other rich country).

    Jonathan Weiler: Rand Paul Does Not Oppose Big Government

  • Sometimes it takes a crippling recession to remind you what's important, and to shock you into a new awareness of just how out-of-whack our relationships with our jobs have so often become.

    Liz Ryan: Career Advice: Teaching People to Grovel?

  • While Christie has proposed radical structural changes to how the government operates and to the out-of-whack with reality public employee pension and health benefits programs, Obama embraces an economic policy best left for the public adoration of the likes of Paul Krugman and company.

    The Christie Way: A Moral Path for Republicans | RedState

  • A lame-duck Mazany without a strong mayor at his back, may be way over his head as he tries to balance an out-of-whack school budget and go head-to-head with the new dynamic leadership at the Chicago Teachers Union on issues such as teacher firings, neighborhood school closings and more privately-run charter schools.

    Mike Klonsky: Glitter Falling off Mayoral Control of Schools in Chicago


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