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What is beautiful is always bizarre --Charles Baudelaire

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

The word "bizarre" denotes strangely unconventional in style or appearance.

It may refer to the following people or things:

Etymology

From French bizarre (“odd, peculiar, bizarre, formerly headlong, angry”). Either from Basque bizar, "a beard" (the notion being that bearded Spanish soldiers made a strange impression on the French) or from Italian bizzarro.

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