Artemis Fowl installment (downloaded from the virtual library onto my tablet, so not actually a book) and the phrase three thousand odd people came up as in 3000-odd people attended the opera. She didn't say it with exactly the right emphasis and put the emphasis on odd. It sounded funny. I laughed and said "They were all odd?" and my youngest son chimed in "What? Did a bunch of homeschoolers show up?"