Limbaugh has made what he calls a “heartfelt apology” to fluke for his insulting language.
fluke was the only person called to testify who was prepared to defend the provision.
Yet fluke provoked more sputtering in five minutes than former President Bill Clinton did in a speech 10 times as long.
So sorry for blaming the church for encouraging discrimination against other citizens, when it was obviously a fluke!
As for fluke, Issa said Republicans had never heard of the Democrats' last-minute choice.
We've been bested in a dozen bouts, and nearly always by a fluke.
Also, the point or tapered extremity of the fluke at the arm of an anchor.
“Of course I should,” answered Mr fluke, expecting to see the flower greatly improved in size and beauty.
Where the bill-board is not used, it bears the weight of the fluke end of the anchor.
It was awful luck my coming out in the Naval Brigade here; it was just a fluke.
"flat end of an arm of an anchor," 1560s, perhaps from fluke (n.3) on resemblance of shape, or from Low German flügel "wing." Meaning "whale's tail" (in plural, flukes) is 1725.
"lucky stroke, chance hit," 1857, originally a lucky shot at billiards, of uncertain origin.
"flatfish," Old English floc "flatfish," related to Old Norse floke "flatfish," flak "disk, floe" (see flake (n.)). The parasite worm (1660s) so called from resemblance of shape.
fluke 1 (flōōk)
A good or bad stroke of luck; an extraordinary and unpredictable event: My winning was just a fluke/ We got onto that flight by a fluke
[1857+; origin unknown, but perhaps fr fluke, ''flatfish,'' by way of an early 1800s British slang sense of flat, ''easy dupe, victim,'' altered in billiards jargon to fluke, to characterize the seeming chicanery of a good stroke of luck]