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One of my favorites.

Cattywampus. It's definition is askew, awry, kitty-corner

Cattywampus is a variant of catawampus, another example of grand 19th century American slang. In addition to “askew” catawampus may refer to “an imaginary fierce wild animal,” or may mean “savage, destructive.”

The poster was hung cattywampus. I meanjust saying it makes me smile.
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