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A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets crowded out, or at best is jumbled up with a lot of other things so that he has a difficulty in laying his hands upon it.
In part scattered upon the ground at the feet of the two men, and in part jumbled together in a long flat box, were the other persons of the Drama.
The events for the day includedTable Tennis (Jumbled Doubles under 18 years & Jumbled Doubles for Seniors), Cricket ( for Families), Bowling ( Children under-12, 13 and 16, Adults & Gents ), Squash ( Junior Singles & Senior Doubles ), Badminton ( Family Doubles & Jumbled Doubles ) and Tug of War ( Team event ), Lemon & Spoon Race for kids, Balloon race for kids, Running race for kids, Basket Ball shots, Family Tie Breaker ( Penalty Shots ), Arm Wrestling ( 18 to 30 and above 30 to 45).
His team played jumbled "ungrammatical" remixes of finch songs to the birds and measured the response calls, to show a sense of syntax in the animals.
I have this recurring dream where I'm trying to write an inscription on a gravestone but I keep getting the letters jumbled up.
JUMBiES, which stands for JUMBLED Babies, are unique combinations of animals that utilize unique features from mammals, reptiles, birds, insects and even dinosaurs - that result in hilarious combinations - so a Dingo and a Bat become a Dingbat and a Camel and Ocelot become a Camelot
Lisa said: "She looks like a normal healthy girl, but underneath everything is jumbled up and she gets tired very quickly.
The pups make these jumbled noises without the usual contexts, and that's babbling, contends Oliver Behr of the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg in Germany.
Director Gaby Dellal and first-time screenwriter Alex Rose provide periodic, jumbled flashbacks to the event in an effort to push the movie out of shallow waters.
Reading the article helped me understand the jumbled information I was getting from everyone around me.
Intentionally mysterious and difficult to make sense of, with its reflecting and distorting bits of fairy tales, disappearing and reappearing dolls and children, whistles and bells, the novel appears to be mirroring the jumbled mind and emotions of Grace, a little girl who is left alone to make sense of how to go on living after her beloved older sister dies.
That's a shame, because Coffee is not a terrible book, just a jumbled and blandly written one.