Most important, Sockington, like another, acerbic cat icon, Garfield, had a voice.
Much of it tastes like acerbic carbonated water with a dose of sugar to take the edge off.
A hazy choral interlude follows, followed by more nasty beats and acerbic lyrics.
But Tom Boswell makes it all look easy, gliding between the seasons with appreciation and acerbic wit.
The acerbic 85-year-old Michigan Democrat had long been contemptuous of Tea Partiers.
Russell, brilliant and acerbic (in the best sense of the word) was one of the great essayists and polemicists of the 20th century.
And not the least haughty or intimidating or acerbic, but helpful, constructive, and conscientious.
Samantha is a smart, acerbic narrator, and her observations about high-school warfare ring true.
Samantha is a sharp, acerbic narrator, and the observations about high-school warfare ring true.
Perhaps even as acerbic a critic as Kennan might have been pleased by the result.