‘I don’t mean to be rude’ I said, ‘but what are you people?’
‘We’re peculiar,’ he replied, sounding a bit puzzled. ‘Aren’t you?;
‘I don’t know. I don’t think so’
‘That’s a shame.’
Source: Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Image: Sara Jane Szikora
Inky’s Take: Peculiar, hmmmm (flipping through her dictionary, finally alighting on one page)… it doesn’t mean frightening, dangerous, evil, or cataclysmic.
(reads further) It just means different. (tosses the dictionary) How prosaic…