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'''Eccentric''' often used to refer to odd, bizarre, erratic or unusual behavior in individuals.[http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/eccentric]
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'''Eccentric''' often used to refer to odd, bizarre, erratic or unusual behavior in individuals.<ref>http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/eccentric</ref>
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<br>Eccentricity is distinguished from [[mental illness]] in that eccentrics are usually characterized as happy, whereeas the mentally ill suffer from their behavior<ref>http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0876/is_n75/ai_18356303/</ref><br>Eccentricity has long been a trait associated with [[intelligence|genius]].  For example, Albert Einstein was said to have smoked cigarette butts he picked up off the street.<ref>http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/belgium/1502358/Einstein-eccentric-genius-smoked-butts-picked-up-off-street.html</ref>
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Revision as of 22:47, 12 June 2011

Eccentric often used to refer to odd, bizarre, erratic or unusual behavior in individuals.[1]
Eccentricity is distinguished from mental illness in that eccentrics are usually characterized as happy, whereeas the mentally ill suffer from their behavior[2]
Eccentricity has long been a trait associated with genius. For example, Albert Einstein was said to have smoked cigarette butts he picked up off the street.[3]

References

  1. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/eccentric
  2. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0876/is_n75/ai_18356303/
  3. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/belgium/1502358/Einstein-eccentric-genius-smoked-butts-picked-up-off-street.html