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  • adjective See topsy-turvy

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Examples

  • "Alas, yes, so topsy-turvy is existence," I acknowledge sadly.

    Chapter 36

  • "Alas, yes, so topsy-turvy is existence," I acknowledge sadly.

    Chapter XXXVI

  • On a gloomy Saturday afternoon against Safina, Kuznetsova hit freely and kept her composure, unlike her drama-filled path to the final that included topsy-turvy wins against No. 2 Serena Williams and Samantha Stosur of Australia in her previous two rounds.

    Kuznetsova wastes no time in topping Safina for French title

  • Aside from my life being turned upside down with my mother having been ill and now with my sister-in-law being in palliative care in Halifax, things have been somewhat topsy-turvy.

    PhotHunter: Downside Up « Mudpuddle

  • Set against the gorgeous backdrop of Rome, Tom Rachman’s wry, vibrant debut follows the topsy-turvy private lives of the reporters, editors, and executives of an international English language newspaper as they struggle to keep itand themselvesafloat.

    Days of Atonement by Michael Gregorio: Book summary

  • After a topsy-turvy season in which the supporting-actress category was the most in flux, it's nice to see the 63-year-old veteran get her first nomination.

    Oscar Snubs and Surprises: Who Missed the Cut?

  • Aside from my life being turned upside down with my mother having been ill and now with my sister-in-law being in palliative care in Halifax, things have been somewhat topsy-turvy.

    2009 September « Mudpuddle

  • My friends, the world has finally gone topsy-turvy.

    Shuttle Shutdown Coming - NASA Watch

  • Hope everything is becoming a little less topsy turvy for you.

    PhotHunter: Downside Up « Mudpuddle

  • Aside from my life being turned upside down with my mother having been ill and now with my sister-in-law being in palliative care in Halifax, things have been somewhat topsy-turvy.

    2009 September 19 « Mudpuddle

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  • Etymological musings on turvy at topsy-turvy.

    November 10, 2015