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  • v  turn or place at an angle
    the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed
  • s  having an oblique or slanting direction or position
    the picture was skew

  • Images of babies in wheelchairs and tots on crutches tend to skew one's perception.
  • Vietnam is the latest country to report an alarming skew towards boy babies, one that may lead to vast societal upheaval.
  • Facebook users tend to be more affluent, with its users skewing towards households earning over $60,000 per year, while MySpace users skew toward lower income levels, with 12 .
News & Articles

  • Food Network Facebook Page Inundated With Angry Paula Deen Fans
    The most recent post by the Food Network, a photo with a recipe link for zucchini casserole , has over 800 comments as of 6:30 p.m. on Friday. While there are comments on both sides, a large majority of the comments skew to the angry and racist side.
    June 22, 2013 - The Huffington Post
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film director chosen
    Some are seeing the choice of 'Nowhere Boy' director Sam Taylor-Johnson as a sign that the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film adaptation will skew slightly high-brow.
    June 21, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
  • Agents wait to scrutinize Justin Smith extension
    He who represents himself has a fool for a client. That adage usually arises in connection with courtroom proceedings, where the litigant’s emotional attachment to the outcome will skew his efforts — even if he otherwise has the skill. It also has some application in the NFL, where nearly every player has someone representing him…
    June 20, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Quotes

  • Jake Gold in CTV.ca
    I think the Grammys tend to skew old,"Canadian Idol" judge Jake Gold says by way of explaining the Hancock win.
  • Robert Morgenthau in Wall Street Journal
    In a statement, Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau said "CEOs and other executives who deliberately skew their books to hide the full extent of their compensation are engaged in a fraud on their stockholders and creditors."

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