The novelty of Coming Apart is Charles Murray's remarkable—and telltale—uncuriosity as to why any of this might be happening.
But the transcript, which most folks seem to be ignoring, catches the telltale follow-up exchange.
For Republicans, who still can't even agree that global warming is real and human-caused, this is a telltale moment.
telltale details point to the notorious jewel thieves—or people imitating their audacious crimes.
Broken twigs, trails to nowhere, and mini-debris landslides, despite the drought, were all telltale signs of heavy use.
It was only a short time till the female appeared, with a telltale bunch of worms in her beak.
There in the glass was that fatal, telltale white precipitate.
In the dim light old Captain Briggs did not see that telltale flush of drink.
Into her cool cheek crept a tinge of rebellious, telltale colour.
Luckily, Mrs. Bazalgette was evading her niece's eye, so did not see her telltale cheek.