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One popular theory holds that Jupiter and Saturn shifted in their orbits billions of years ago, a reshuffling that knocked the orbits of distant comets askew and send them careening into the inner solar system.Planets with many neighbors may be the best places to look for life|Lisa Grossman|November 16, 2020|Science News
However, like many things in Japan, the statistics and the reality are always slightly askew.
That Byron himself had been raised a Scotsman and a Calvinist placed him from birth slightly askew from the ruling British elite.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy|Michael Weiss|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Stuck on the wall behind the judge was a sheet of paper, slightly askew, with this word in neat black letters: “NORTH.”The Sedition Files: How an Indian Cartoonist Becomes a Criminal|Dilip D’Souza|September 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Beside me the young Brit was snoring softly now, his glasses askew on his fin-shaped nose,” Obama wrote.
Wearing a dark blazer and a slightly askew lavender tie, he could have passed for a young Tom Cruise.
She was a woman of too much natural and acquired poise to remain askew under any shock.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Ivan Afanasiitch stood still a moment, groped after his cap, put it on askew, and went out without closing his mouth.A Desperate Character and Other Stories|Ivan Turgenev
To one side a great metal cylinder lay askew a heap of rubbish.The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany
It looked very forlorn sitting askew in its forks, with a pair of worn-out finnesko hanging over it.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
When Askew died in 1774 they were offered to a collector for two thousand guineas, but the price was considered too large.Prices of Books|Henry B. Wheatley