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At first blush, the Department of Justice kids' page, with its smiling Lady Justice and befuddled cartoon judge, looks like any other run-of-the-mill, feel-good site.
SIR - Poor Peter Hain seems to have become befuddled in the heady air of New Labour's National Conference.
It is Williams's decision to don blackface and perfect the stage role of the shuffling, befuddled Negro, which earns him his singular recognition, while alienating him from colleagues, friends, family and even himself.
Gardner's "Mathematical Games" column for Scientific American has challenged and befuddled legions of readers for more than 25 years.
The dance improvisation/clown troupe Krepsko has a marvelously delicate and melancholy touch, performing simple movements or befuddled everyday actions with a tantalizing, weightless quality.
A novel written in the spirit of Orwell's classic 1984, If Frogs Had Wings by Daniel Joseph Farside is the story of an ordinary weatherman befuddled by odd cloud formations colloquially called "chemtrails".
BEFORE becoming a befuddled reality TV star, Ozzy Osbourne was a rock god.
Assisted by Captain Arthur Hastings (Hugh Fraser), Suchet's Poirot uses "the little grey cells" to help the inevitably befuddled police (usually represented by Phillip Jackson's Chief Inspector Japp) sort out the guilty from the innocent.
Sgro's office is similarly befuddled over whether or not churches have accepted the deal.
The befuddled candidate claimed that trees produce more pollution than do automobiles.
Casey and Stew are drawn inevitably closer as their parallel paths converge, and their tale is peppered with a supporting cast of eccentric friends and befuddled parents.
His two letters in the Daily Post (December 30 and 31)exemplify the widespread befuddled British attitudes with regard to communal order.