The speech ended abruptly, and that was a strange note on which to end it.
Like, OK, to be around them when we were away from work is great, but being at work was still kind of strange for me.
But this young art form was, for a period in the middle of the last century, the means by which the world looked new and strange.
late 13c., "from elsewhere, foreign, unknown, unfamiliar," from Old French estrange (French étrange) "foreign, alien," from Latin extraneus "foreign, external," from extra "outside of" (see extra). Sense of "queer, surprising" is attested from late 14c. Stranger, attested from late 14c., never picked up the secondary sense of the adjective. As a form of address to an unknown person, it is recorded from 1817, American English rural colloquial. Meaning "one who has stopped visiting" is recorded from 1520s.