I saw a commercial for a golf lesson and it was called "abnormal golf lesson". Although the lesson was not in English, they called it an abnormal golf lesson in English.

But I feel like it sounds a little awkward since "abnormal" kind of also means "weird" other than just "not normal".

Is it weird to call "abnormal" a lesson that's different from normal lessons?

  • You can say an abnormal lesson if it's different from what' s normal or usual. – Khan Feb 20 '16 at 5:27

As you said, the adjective abnormal is mainly used with a negative shade in its meaning (Oxford Dictionaries):

different from what is usual or expected, especially in a way that is worrying, harmful or not wanted:
• Abnormal levels of sugar in the blood
• They thought his behaviour was abnormal.
• The ship was blown off course by abnormal weather conditions.

Anyway, if you consider the origin of the word,

ab- + normal; replacing anormal.
Medieval Latin anōrmālus, variant of anōmālus,

abnormal can be used with its literal meaning, that is (Dictionary):

not normal, average, typical, or usual; deviating from a standard:
abnormal powers of concentration;
• an abnormal amount of snow; 
• abnormal behavior.

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