In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Renne shines with her illogical logic, keeping the audience entertained and often touched.
- The day feels all wrong somehow without email, and the outage feels illogical when we have web access.
- It is ironic that the country which gave the world logic should produce this most illogical of sports results.
- Why are we so inconsistent, so irrational, so illogical and so selfishly shortsighted?
- But this does not mean that the distinction between acts and omissions is meaningless or illogical.
- That recommendation could not be dismissed, and was not attacked, as unreasonable or illogical.
- Irrational and illogical as that reaction may be, it's one I can't help but feel.
- There was a completely crazy, monstrous, illogical connection with time.
- A man must not seek to compel his son to love him for it may be impossible for a thousand illogical impulses.
- Stupid, illogical things that seemed a good idea at the time, but you just can't explain to the judge afterwards.
- He continues to spew illogical nonsense without first thinking about what he is saying.
- The sudden spark of outrage at the sell off is one of those typically British pieces of illogical nonsense.
- In these circumstances it is insane and illogical that we persist with youth football in darkest winter.
- There is nothing illogical about fear, if the person suffering that fear has reason to be frightened.
- We did that a couple of Saturdays ago when we put on the most ridiculously illogical bet.
- He is also perturbed by the fact that no meaningful debate is being made on this illogical act of film censorship.
- It is illogical and foolish to put an expensive new roof on a deteriorated substrate.
- You don't give me advice about my rubbish and ultimately illogical sense of humour, so I should just leave you alone.
- Opening your front door to strangers is not as illogical as it might at first sound.
- The problem with this approach is that it is illogical, placing the blame in the wrong place.
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