Oddity

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Oddity

In numismatics, anything unusual about a coin. An oddity may have occurred during the minting process or at some point after, and may affect the value of a coin.
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I cannot pretend to recount all that he told me, but I gleaned from what he said that he was the genius who presided over the contretemps of mankind, and whose business it was to bring about the odd accidents which are continually astonishing the skeptic.
Having completed them to my satisfaction, I again looked toward the time-piece and was half inclined to believe in the possibility of odd accidents when I found that, instead of my ordinary fifteen or twenty minutes, I had been dozing only three; for it still wanted seven and twenty of the appointed hour.
My dreams were terrifically disturbed by visions of the Angel of the Odd.
While I stood bewildered at the suddenness of this accident, (which might have happened, nevertheless, to any one under the sun), and while I still continued incapable of sight, I was accosted by the Angel of the Odd, who proffered me his aid with a civility which I had no reason to expect.
Put your right hand into your left hand preeches pocket, ten, in token ov your vull zubmizzion unto te Angel ov te Odd.
In general the continental, or at least the Belgian old women permit themselves a licence of manners, speech, and aspect, such as our venerable granddames would recoil from as absolutely disreputable, and Madame Reuter's jolly face bore evidence that she was no exception to the rule of her country; there was a twinkle and leer in her left eye; her right she kept habitually half shut, which I thought very odd indeed.
Those with symptoms of ODD at age 3 years had 17% greater odds of being a bully.
Evidence of odd pricing can be traced back more than 100 years (Schindler, Wiman 1989).
Keywords Sets of n-odd prime numbers, Pairs of consecutive odd prime numbers, Mathematical induction, Odd points, Positive directional half line of the number axis, [RLSS.
Ron Gordon, a retired California science teacher behind Odd Day wants everyone to "be awed by the odd" and the date chosen is either 9/7/2011 or 7/9/2011, with 5/7/9 being the previous odd day, and 9/11/13 being the fifth and last of the century.
2 : not usual, expected, or planned <He does odd jobs to earn extra money.
Callis and Natarajan propose that during the polar winter, odd nitrogen molecules are caught in a vortex of winds at the poles and sink down into the stratosphere, where they attack ozone once the sunshine returns in the spring.