"Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home."
- Anna Quindlen
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"Shakespeare is also responsible for the modern meaning of "odd." Originally, the word had only a numerical sense. It was used in phrases such as "odd man out," the unpaired member of a group of three. But in Love's Labour's Lost, the farcical Spaniard Don Adriano de Armado is described as "too picked, too spruce, too affected, too odd, as it were." Having one left over when divided by two has meant peculiar ever since."