They wore blue uniforms and queer little caps.
It's this queer light that gives her that color.
What a queer idea!
The sky had grown darker again and the wind made queer sobbing sounds as it swept over the valley.
It's in charge of the queer fellow we saw without his boots.
It's queer," he added after a pause, "that you should have suspected me!"
"Queer," which has much the same meaning, is of doubtful etymology, but is generally taken as adapted from German.
A man got up and came to see what this queer big fellow was laughing at all by himself.
A queer name, is it not?
He saw that his championship of the doctor's wife in her queer trap might expose him to what he dreaded more than anything in the world--to ridicule; but his instinct urged him on.
His fiction includes Mr Blake's Walking Stick (1869), for children; The Hoosier Schoolmaster (1871); The End of the World (1872); The Mystery of Metropolisville (1873); The Circuit Rider (1874); Rosy (1878); The Hoosier Schoolboy (1883); The Book of Queer Stories (1884), for children; The Graysons (1888), an excellent novel; The Faith Doctor (1891); and Duf f els (1893), short stories.
Then he lifted his head, stretched his neck as if he intended to say something, but immediately, with affected indifference, began to hum to himself, producing a queer sound which immediately broke off.
Lovely incrustations alternate with queer and grotesque figures.
It's queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!
The other poems of Petter Dass are less universally read; they abound, however, in queer turns of thought, and fine homely fancies.
"You have queer friends, seems to me," replied the kitten, in a surly tone.
The group of these queer creatures which was discovered clustered near the stairs at first remained staring and motionless, glaring with evil eyes at the intruders who had so suddenly appeared in their land.
The huntsman standing in the hollow moved and loosed his borzois, and Nicholas saw a queer, short-legged red fox with a fine brush going hard across the field.
He began making queer signs and passes toward the Wizard; but the little man did not watch him long.
These were very numerous, for the place was thickly inhabited, and a large group of the queer people clustered near, gazing sharply upon the strangers who had emerged from the long spiral stairway.
The Sawhorse stopped at the same time and stared at the other with its queer protruding eyes, which were mere knots in the log that formed its body.
The whole book is a queer mixture of Hellenism and Hebraism, in which the same method of allegory is applied to Homer and Hesiod as to Moses.
"That's queer," said she.
But I've noticed that many queer things happen in fairy countries.
"I may have appeared strange and queer then," he thought, "but I was not so mad as I seemed.
How queer all living creatures are, except donkeys!
I rather dread him writing about the queer stuff.
Praevaricare meant literally to walk with the legs very wide apart, to straddle, hence to walk crookedly, to stray from the direct road, varicus, straddling, being derived from varus, bow-legged, a word which has been connected etymologically with German quer, transverse, across, and English "queer."
Queer history should be centered upon queer history should be centered upon queer people, not upon people who hate queers.
I have a queer sensation; the dead entries begin to be alive.
As a 2008 comment thread on the AfterEllen site shows, many Indian lesbians are finding support from their friends, social groups such as Washington D.C.-based "Khush Girls" (an offshoot of the "Khush D.C." queer advocacy organization).
In Transylvania the princes of the Bathory family (1571-1604) were ardent disciples of the Jesuit fathers, and Sigismund Bathory in particular persecuted fiercely, his fury being especially directed against the queer judaizing sect known as the Sabbatarians, whose tenets were adopted by the Szeklers, the most savage of " the three nations " of Transylvania, many thousands of whom were, after a bloody struggle, forced to emigrate.
Very queer - for I try to be careful.
menagerie of cats " It's cool to be queer!
That there was something queer about the marriage, however, seemed certain.
There is even debate in the 'slash community' whether a story about a canonical gay relationship (such as between the characters Brian and Justin on Queer as Folk) can even be considered 'slash'.
Abs are no longer abs are no longer abs, they're Queer Abs, and anybody who has abs, is Queer?
The masculine image of contemporary queer fashion thus embodies the eroticism of maleness without the violent menace of heterosexual machismo.
He is a little queer in his ideas an enthusiast in some branches of science.
A thing might have these two opposite vices; but it must be a rather queer thing if it did.
very queer - for I try to be careful.
I just couldn't eat the school dinners at all, my stomach was feeling so queer.
As the only queer literary and arts journal in the UK, we want to keep growing and improving.
It is quite mistaken to suggest that there can be no queer ethnic community simply because our parents are not queer.
The White Camelia with a similar history had a similar organization, without the queer titles.
"Queer," which has much the same meaning, is of doubtful etymology, but is generally taken as adapted from Ger.
Curiously enough, it never occurred to me to call Greek patronymics "queer."
Queer history should be centered upon queer people, not upon people who hate queers.
Well, there 's nowt so queer as folk, is there?
Queer theorists ' attack on identity politics seems to me to be very misguided.
ME: How has the discourse of queer theory impacted your working process?
I must say that the Conservative Party have attracted some very queer folk.
He certainly was a queer creature, yet Trot decided he was not at all frightful.
I just could n't eat the school dinners at all, my stomach was feeling so queer.
I do n't much care for his use of the word ' queer ' either.
Her work has been featured in several publications and recently on the Bravo! series, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
He's as queer as a three-dollar bill.
He was very kind, good and devout man, but very queer; an old bachelor, followed his own ways.
nowt as queer as folk!
A fortnight later, you feel queer, Somehow lose your immune veneer.
It signals to young people that going out and killing a queer is okay.
queer as folk, is there?
queer theorists ' attack on identity politics seems to me to be very misguided.
queer theory impacted your working process?
queer sensation; the dead entries begin to be alive.
queer creature, yet Trot decided he was not at all frightful.
This is a bit queer at first but you soon get used to it.
I don't much care for his use of the word ' queer ' either.
The condition of the observatory at the time of his appointment was such that Lord Auckland, the first lord of the Admiralty, considered that "it ought to be cleared out," while Airy admitted that "it was in a queer state."
Did I reject a queer identity to assume a gay one?
C. Umbilicus is a hardy British plant, with queer rounded leaves almost like a tiny mushroom, and greenish-yellow flowers in June.
The male figures look like they're fresh off the set of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
Queer Future is another great place for dating because it has an advanced search engine to find exactly what you are looking for in a mate.
The news section will provide you with Queer Future current events and news from around the globe.
The American version is hosted by Carson Kressley, formerly of the makeover show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
The show premiered on Food Network in 2009 and is hosted by Ted Allen of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and Top Chef fame.
Groomer Has It is hosted by Jai Rodriguez, who is best known as the guide to culture on the Bravo reality show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
Proponents of this rumor point first to Harper's involvement in a workout DVD called Queer Abs.
He co-edited the anthology " Queer Crips, " winner of a Lambda Literary Award.
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