But I guess I believe the Warhol is the more challenging, complex, surprising piece.
Out of all the paraphilias you cover in the book, which one was the most surprising to you?
In an era of short-lived CEOs, Steve Ballmer managed a surprising 13 years, though investors had long since soured on him.
He made an interesting and surprising contrast to Santorum in this regard.
There, Deitch took the podium to announce a surprising new show at MOCA.
That he had done so was the most surprising thing he had ever known himself to do.
But he could not help looking back to wonder at the surprising likeness.
It was surprising to see how soon mammy fell into line with the changed order of things.
There seemed to be no reserve with this surprising young person.
It is not surprising, therefore, that Herodotus did not know all that existed on the far Persian frontier.
late 14c., "unexpected attack or capture," from Middle French surprise "a taking unawares," from noun use of past participle of Old French surprendre "to overtake," from sur- "over" (see sur-) + prendre "to take," from Latin prendere, contracted from prehendere "to grasp, seize" (see prehensile). Meaning "something unexpected" first recorded 1590s, that of "feeling caused by something unexpected" is c.1600. Meaning "fancy dish" is attested from 1708.
A Surprize is ... a dish ... which promising little from its first appearance, when open abounds with all sorts of variety. [W. King, "Cookery," 1708]Surprise party originally was a military detachment (1841); festive sense is attested from 1858.
A person who ''surfs'': People are taking the trouble to put the professional sports schedules on line, to be consulted by any surfer of cyberspace (1990s+)