Ripley's Believe It or Not! is one title that appeals to kids' natural fascination with the grotesque, outlandish, and unbelievable, although it's little more than a collection of vignettes on various human achievements.
Again, the changes were not drastic in and of themselves - they certainly could not compare with the outlandish flapper dresses that women sported - but they were certainly easy to distinguish from previous years' styles.
Coach rain boots don't come in the most outlandish styles out there, but they do grab the attention quite nicely with their colorful Cs along the length of the boot shaft and across the toe.
If you stumble across something regarding credit cards that seems particularly outlandish - such as claims that you don't have to pay your bills because of some obscure law - then check the facts before assuming that it's valid.
However, many pill manufacturers, including the makers of Acai Berry Supreme, make some pretty outlandish claims about how much weight you can lose in such a short period of time.
"No one is saying anything as outlandish as that," Martha said.
Inscriptions record the boundaries of the territories of various tribes with outlandish names otherwise unknown to us (Corp. Inscr.
The formulae recited for such purposes are not purely cabalistic, though inasmuch as mystery is of the very essence of magic, foreign words and outlandish names occur in them by preference.
Assyrian and afterwards Greek craftsmen working for Scythic employers were compelled to decorate these outlandish forms, which they did according to their own fashion: but there was also a native style with conventionalized beast decoration, which was almost always employed for the adornment of bits and horses' gear, and very often for weapons.
This included A Priest to the Temple; or, The Country Parson, his Character, and Rule of Holy Life, in prose; Jacula prudentum, a collectioia,of proverbs with a separate title-page dated 1651, which had appeared in a shorter form as Outlandish Proverbs in 1640; and some miscellaneous matter.