For the reader, however, the sleuthing Scannon does is the point.
After some Internet sleuthing, The Daily Beast tracked down the culprit: 31-year old Milwaukee filmmaker Mike Stoklasa.
Not only did she rebuff his awkward advance in person, she went home and did some sleuthing.
Some sleuthing turned up nude photos of Gannon—real name: James Guckert—on male escort websites.
In the beginning of the film, Veronica has washed her hands [of sleuthing].
This business of sleuthing was revealing itself as more complicated and more fascinating all the time.
“No future for you in this sleuthing business,” commented the old man tersely.
Or, better still, now that you've become my aviation instructor, I'll even things up and give you a short course in sleuthing.
But what is there to be sleuthing about in this sleepy little town of Sunnyside?
"We were sleuthing, Steve," he explained as soberly as he was able.
c.1200, "track or trail of a person," from Old Norse sloð "trail," of uncertain origin. Meaning "detective" is 1872, shortening of sleuth-hound "keen investigator" (1849), a figurative use of a word that dates back to late 14c. meaning a kind of bloodhound. The verb (intransitive) meaning "to act as a detective, investigate" is recorded from 1905. Related: Sleuthed; sleuthing.