noun, plural an·ec·dotes or, for 2, an·ec·do·ta [an-ik-doh-tuh]. /ˌæn ɪkˈdoʊ tə/.
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Each photograph is combined with stories or anecdotes about that specific animal and informative facts about their species.Animal coffee table books that make great gifts and conversation fodder|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
Rife with stunning photography and beautiful illustrations, Eicher delivers wonderfully written anecdotes, fun facts, and longer stories about discovery and innovation when it comes to galactic exploration.Space-related coffee table books that are out of this world|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
Armed with a seemingly endless supply of outrageous anecdotes, memorable analogies, puns and quips, he makes the thorny theoretical details of the quantum internet both entertaining and accessible.‘Schrödinger’s Web’ offers a sneak peek at the quantum internet|Dan Garisto|September 28, 2020|Science News
The idea that female world leaders were outperforming male ones was based on several high-profile anecdotes.Do countries with female leaders truly fare better with Covid-19?|Alexandra Ossola|July 9, 2020|Quartz
I recommend the audiobook because the inflection matters and hammers home some of the anecdotes shared.
The anecdote is a perfect parable for the power and ignorance of artistic patrons.
In the same interview, he told an anecdote about what it means to be a good salesman.
One visitor, an elderly woman named Mrs. Lacey, relays an anecdote about her American son-in-law.Colm Toibin Describes The Creation Of His Quiet Masterpiece ‘Nora Webster’|Jennie Yabroff|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A third post by Davis then took apart an anecdote Tyson told about George W. Bush, showing it to be false.
That anecdote is blown out into a full-blown love story plot in the film.Why 'The Giver' Movie Will Disappoint the Book's Fans|Kevin Fallon|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The gray man now commenced an anecdote, which I shall give in his own words.Road Scrapings: Coaches and Coaching|M. E. Haworth
I repeat—for certain reasons—that I closed with an anecdote.Essays on Paul Bourget|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The anecdote met with instantaneous success, and I hurried away into the dark.The Virginian|Owen Wister
The anecdote appeared in the Noctes; it was made the subject of much joke and remark, and must have reached Wordsworth's ears.
An anecdote which my father told us, characteristic of Mrs. Jackson, impressed my young mind very forcibly.'Three Score Years and Ten'|Charlotte Ouisconsin Van Cleve