Practically everyone who noticed the "too" seemed to consider it just another mockable
item on the well-laundered list of ways that older men attempt to colorize their fading virility.
William Hung enjoyed a moment of fame because his inept song-and-dance routine was entertainingly mockable
Instead of Mahmoud the Mockable
, Iran has in an instant bought itself greater credibility and a moment to demonstrate whether real change there is possible.
adheres to this image of the mockable
judge in his most recent work.
This has been no less true of South Africa's recent history, peopled as it was with eminently ridiculable, mockable
, satirisable politicians possessed of a pathologically abject Calvinist seriousness.
Government-sponsored public health campaigns have given us many memorably mockable
moments, from talking crash-test dummies to "I learned it by watching you!" Now, courtesy of the federal government's National Institutes of Health, you can relive those campaigns (or at least the print versions of them) via a searchable, browsable online archive at ihm.nlm.
(1) If Touchstone's indictment suggests a strategy to employ a country/court division to naturalize the hierarchical organization of class relations, Corin's retort suggests the relativity and fluidity of social values: "Those that are good manners at the court are as ridiculous in the country as the behavior of the country is most mockable
at the court" (3.2.43-46).
Turning 60 two years ago, Wall Street Journal reporter Stefan Fatsis said: "It's a mockable
emblem of Eisenhower-era family values, a stand-in for geekiness, a pastime so decidedly unhip that it's hip." We couldn't agree more.
Even Don Armado's most patent grandiosity didn't really come across as mockable
affectation; his love for Jaquenetta seemed sincere, and certainly more touching than the loves of the Navarre nobles.