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'Yes, 'observed Charley;' but have you forgotten what we were pleased to term the idiosyncracy of Mr. Reed's French friend, Monsieur Bossieux who visited him last year?
The Rivals: A Chickahominy Story Mary Jane 1864
Of course, this "idiosyncracy" of Obama and these others has a down side.
If his biggest "idiosyncracy" is feeling most comfortable batting first, his teammates haven't said much about it, largely because they have quirks and preferences of their own.
But others justify their existence through sheer, giddy idiosyncracy and mindless excess.
Mixing and Maximizing Steve Dollar 2011
If real life involves some mess, idiosyncracy, memory and experience, then so too should decorating.
10 Odd, Yet Essential, Elements of Style Deborah Needleman 2011
Jane's most prominent quirk is sartorial: a fedora that executive producer Alexandra Cunningham is calling an "iconic idiosyncracy."
The blog Un Boliviano en Argentina [es], written by Juan Vasquez, a Bolivian immigrant living in Argentina posts a cultural question that discusses the problem inherent to culture and idiosyncracy: un tiempo atras en una conversacion con unos compañeros, discutimos por un tema puntual dentro de la colectividad, q es la del trabajo infantil.
Regardless, I have nothing but fondness for everything I read prior to being made aware of that idiosyncracy, and I still remember finally cluing in (possibly via reading it somewhere else) that the Woof Writers were Wendy and Richard Pini.
Choices dictate conversation, conversations dictate idiosyncracy and depth.
Too Much Fly Media? Tim Romano 2008
Don't love the way history is taught: so that it leaches all the human idiosyncracy out of the stories and makes them a catalogue of dead numbers and dry anecdotes.