puzzlement


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There are times when the economy is a puzzlement, but apparent conundrums have a logical explanation if we examine them carefully and remember the economic fundamentals.
IT'S a matter of extreme puzzlement to me that so many so-called Christians can show so much distress at the demolition of the Vulcan, a rather dingy public house, yet show complete indifference to the sale to a property developer of a fine architectural edifice like St James church (pictured).
Past Sydney Grove the pack strings out in blues and greens and reds, hoops, stripes and diamonds bringing brief brightness to the dingy streets and puzzlement to passers-by.
Some Jonesboro leaders expressed puzzlement about the climb.
I can well understand G B Butler's puzzlement as to why the span was "erected in mid-air".
Actress Keira once spoke of her puzzlement when American movie posters for her film King Arthur were airbrushed to give her a bigger chest.
There has been puzzlement over the absence of English players from the cash-and curry bonanza but all you need to know is the players involved are those who attracted the highest bids at auction.
At times this season, Money has expressed puzzlement at how quiet the Banks's Stadium can be.
And the former England boss, one of many managers who have expressed puzzlement at the various clauses in the current guidelines - which include talk of 'active' and 'inactive' players and different 'phases of play' - has called for the sport's world governing body FIFA to take the first step.
The extra week or daylight savings time this fall caused havoc with computer clocks and other routines -- besides sparking general puzzlement.
Men and women have been a constant puzzlement to each other down through the millennia.
In truth, I'm very sad, he was loved by everyone It's a source of puzzlement to me that he never knew how famous he was.