At least by anecdote, they are less common now in an era hyperconscious of harassment.
“I was not offended by it,” Logan recalls, in an interview Monday night, confirming the anecdote.
This anecdote is about as close as Custer gets to being likeable.
In the anecdote, the friend reports attending a nostalgic gathering for veteran Israeli folk dancers.
And so anecdote and data both suggest that as long as government spending continues apace, the boom will also keep roaring along.
See his poem, anecdote for Fathers, showing how the practice of lying may be taught.
Alluding to this anecdote, which Johnson had mentioned to me.
Of Hogg himself he said much that was amusing and instructive: one anecdote will not soon be forgotten.
From each of these visitors' memoranda I now extract an anecdote.
If you can make a mental picture of an anecdote, you will be apt to remember it with ease.
1670s, "secret or private stories," from French anecdote (17c.) or directly from Greek anekdota "things unpublished," neuter plural of anekdotos, from an- "not" (see an-) + ekdotos "published," from ek- "out" + didonai "to give" (see date (n.1)).
Procopius' 6c. Anecdota, unpublished memoirs of Emperor Justinian full of court gossip, gave the word a sense of "revelation of secrets," which decayed in English to "brief, amusing stories" (1761).