One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See deucedas submodifier ‘they're deucedly hard to find’
- ‘Apart from being deucedly risky and explaining a great deal about the driving in Turkey, it's also an exact parallel of quantum mechanics.’
- ‘After a time, the doctor had me removed from the backboard (which is a deucedly painful thing to be strapped to, in case you ever have the dubious privilege), carted downstairs for x-rays, and finally, blessedly, sent home.’
- ‘He looked down the aisle as if praying one of the units would sprout legs and arms, clamber down from the shelf, waddle over and say I'm the one, old chap; deucedly simple, and handsome to boot.’
- ‘Gertrude, Ophelia, Polonius, Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, and all the rest must be feeling deucedly uncomfortable watching this scene, and the scene surrounding it - mighty opposites and all that.’
- ‘Then I made a fatal discovery - it is deucedly hard to throw the game, when the side rails are set up.’
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