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It didn't help that that same addled, Swiss cheese mind was able to join up dots in the continuum that never existed - such as the "obvious" evolution from seminal hip hop tracks The Message and White Lines to Chicago house classics such as Jack The Bass and Love Can't Turn Around and Farley's acid house that made him a household name (in households fond of E).
Or, like a mad aunt addled by loneliness, she fusses loudly at her equally fussy companion in the rainwater puddle out by the shed.
Addled of Adliya mentioned in one of his previous letters how our tax money was managed, and I am surprised this problem hasn't been solved.
However, with the views he holds for the elderly, perhaps he has no forebears at all, but was hatched from an egg which had addled slightly during incubation.
It is amazing how such a good writer can arrive at such warped and addled conclusions his--elegant prose and analysis are at their best when he dissects Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man to make a point.
The brains of a majority of the American people have been addled.
Polly resists people--her children, neighbors, lawyer--telling her how to run her life; she may be a tad addled but she hasn't completely lost her facilities.
So, he might sing like an addled jakey at times but, at 67, there's something truly inspiring about his joyous stage presence.
Who can forget, for example, the infamous interview with Leonard Cohen when that great poetic fraud's addled answers were barely audible above the sounds of Gzowski's slurping tongue?
Russian Hamlet was truly chilling when the poor addled prince (Igor Markov alternating with Yuri Smekalov) imagined the ghost of his murdered father fighting its way up through a floorcloth.
Neale, four-fifths of the volume is given over to a detailed daily account of Sandys's life in the Parliaments of 1604 (he was knighted by Elizabeth after a brief association with the court in 1603), 1606, 1614 ("the addled Parliament"), 1621, and (with much less influence) 1624 and 1628.
I had to chuckle at Addled of Adliya's indignant claim, 'Get it right