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  •  Anecdote: n, English (1+ / 0-)
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    Monique Radevu

    Main Entry: an·ec·dote
    Pronunciation: 'a-nik-"dOt
    Function: noun
    Inflected Form(s): plural anecdotes also an·ec·dota /"a-nik-'dO-t&/
    Etymology: French, from Greek anekdota unpublished items, from neuter plural of anekdotos unpublished, from a- + ekdidonai to publish, from ex out + didonai to give -- more at EX-, DATE
    : a usually short narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident

    What the hell?  Aren't the spinmeisters supposed to save their targets by being on the correct side of a language hair split?

    Lobbyists need Republicans like pimps need whores.

    by electricgrendel on Wed May 10, 2006 at 06:50:47 AM PDT

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