It's driving me and my grandchildren dotty not knowing.
Each life discussed here is, in its own way spectacular, a far cry from the popular image of the Victorian female folklorist as a harmless, if slightly dotty , amateur sitting at home waxing lyrical about fairies and Morris dancing.
We were considered dotty then to have put a gallery in Collingwood.
A grand-daughter helping her slightly dotty grand-dad tie his tie is the sort of schmaltz that sucks me in.
I want to see those great windows again; it's 25 years since I was last there: a dingy neoclassical mansion with two elderly Gore-Booth sisters and a slightly dotty and antique brother showing visitors around.
They do it on purpose, I know they do, so as firmly to establish your new status as a slightly dotty old age pensioner, grateful for anything you can get but never quite understanding it, and completely uncertain about everything.
He painted a delightful, if slightly dotty , portrait of him in the early decades of the twentieth century.
They would make great presents for kids or dotty uncles.
Sheep wandered in and out like slightly dotty long-term guests who haven't noticed that their hosts have left.
In those months, Plath lived above a slightly dotty old man who was one of the unreliable narrators of the Plath legend and the last person to see her alive (he is played here by Gambon).