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the quality of being worthy of being quoted

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Tee-to-green certainly, I'm playing as well as I have for many years," he stated in a press conference yesterday, for which there was standing room only, such is his quotability on the eve of any event.
One rule of thumb in anybody's epigrammar is quotability.
But for diehard tube heads, a more interesting special would have revealed a list of the medium's less successful attempts at quotability.
Simon argues: "A fact about proverbs that greatly enhances their quotability is that they almost always occur in mutually contradictory pairs.
For all its quotability, Frost's famous adage may be more complex than it first appears, or than Frost himself intended--he went on to say, less ambiguously, "It is also what is lost in interpretation.
Perhaps the greatest joy of this book beyond its articulate analysis, is its frequent and delightfull turns of phrase and the quotability of so many passages ("Every dogma has its day" (p.
This "great line" perspective points to the most durable form of cultural capital the canon has to offer, its residue of quotability.
But despite the quotability of Tirukkural's verses and the seeming ease with which they may be detached from their textual moorings, one would be hard-pressed to find a Tamil scholar who would concede that Tirukkural is best described as an anthology of quotable aphorisms.
She is religious about returning calls from reporters, and, the Bee's Capitol news bureau chief told Nauman, "Nobody has reached her quotability quotient.
Tengtu shareholders should be delighted at the prospect of returning to the OTC Bulletin Board, with its far greater liquidity and quotability," said Chairman and CEO Pak K.
The Watch lacks the loveable losers triumphing over the arrogant appeal of Dodegball, the goofy idiocy and quotability Zoolander, and even the nostalgic affection the cop show revival could count on.
With her hangdog face and bone-dry delivery, the sublime de la Tom' subtly steals every scene she's in; she has some of the most memorable lines in a play with an uncommonly high quotability factor.
Ironically, Lydon's sheer quotability often distracted from his true creative talents.
Likewise, there are still people who balk at his quotability and his