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  • As expected, I've got a few questions about the photo: Are the editors at these various media sites dipping into the file and producing this "queer-looking" pose as their own quiet version of what Stewart dished out?

    Michael Shaw: Reading The Pictures: Marcus Bachmann Looking Gay?

  • Pinky looked around it and was amazed by the number and size of the queer-looking machines and by the gadnets that clustered around some, making them look like Christmas trees.

    "High-Frequency War" by Harl Vincent, part 2

  • Strange, is it not, that the Porpoise should have in this queer-looking affair — its flapper (as it is called), the same fundamental elements as the fore-leg of the Horse or the Dog, or the Ape or Man; and here you will notice a very curious thing, — the hinder limbs are absent.

    Essays

  • The brain and nerves, too, we shall find, are made up of fibres, and these queer-looking things that are called ganglionic corpuscles.

    Essays

  • Messrs. Essex and Tanfield wonder to one another who is this queer-looking pert whom Spencer has invited, and who contradicts everybody; and suggest a boat up the river and a little fresh air after the fatigues of the tragedy.

    The Virginians

  • It was a queer-looking place, and the light was just coming.

    Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells

  • I went to the inn, a large old-fashioned house standing near the church; the mistress of it was a queer-looking old woman, antiquated in her dress and rather blunt in her manner.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • Now if I add there was much gabbling of Welsh round about, and here and there some slight sawing of English — that in the street leading from the north there were some stalls of gingerbread and a table at which a queer-looking being with a red Greek-looking cap on his head, sold rhubarb, herbs, and phials containing the Lord knows what, and who spoke a low vulgar English dialect —

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • That old man who lived and died in the Hollow, though — HE must have known about it; and the queer-looking thing with the rockers we saw near his hut, that was the first cradle ever was made in Australia.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • The old mud walls and the bare rafters, and the ancient thatched roof, and this queer-looking old veranda, will have an historical interest for me while I live, and so, while I can, I have taken pains and immortalized the humble old building by a sketch.

    How I Found Livingstone

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