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head-scratchers

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plural of head-scratcher

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something hard to understand or explain
  • why he chose to sink all of his money into a failing business is a real head-scratcher

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“Head-scratchers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/head-scratchers. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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