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characterized by or given to telling anecdotes

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Something that is anecdotal relates to an anecdote, or a story about a funny or interesting event.
The committee said it had received strong anecdotal evidence that a body of current and former service personnel had been adversely affected by its use and that the arrangements for supporting them were "inadequate".
While certainly there might be anecdotal evidence there, as all have noted, there's no data to support it, and what I have seen in my travels across this country is the dedication, the commitment and the resolve of our brave men and women in law enforcement to improving policing, to embracing the 21st Century Task Force recommendations, and to continuing to have a dialogue that makes our country safer for all.
This anecdotal and satirical work, speaks to the taboos of swearing and appropriate communications to aimed at aiding parents through true to life fictional narrative and lessons-learned.
Any claims of therapeutic benefit are purely anecdotal.
It is a compendium of anecdotal stories of friends and family, useful household tips, tales of rural farm life in Mill Creek Valley, Iowa during the 1940s and 50s, and Evelyn's own philosophy--all liberally sprinkled with recipes for the kinds of dishes so familiar to Midwestern American farm wives ranging from Stockyard Stew; Shepherd's Pie; and Pudding Mix Sweet Rolls; to Fried Apples; Tuna Crunch Salad; and Snickerdoodles.
The Canadian section of the report is based largely on anecdotal reports that the people trafficking includes:
Yet for all the anecdotal evidence that this or that glacier is shrinking, there are other glaciers that are growing.
A compendium of solid film industry information, invaluable advice for newcomers, illustrative anecdotal stories of her own experiences, practical tips for securing background acting jobs, locating legitimate casting agencies, as well as becoming both comfortable and professional on the set, "The Truth To Being An Extra" should be found in every college Theatre Department's reference collection and considered "must reading" for anyone aspiring to a background acting gig.
Anecdotal advice and comments on knitting lore, Knitting Notes includes knitting dreams, superstitions and tales; as well as advise on the successful creation of a knitting project.
This red and gold-embossed hardcover features an entertaining and anecdotal biography of Tzu, a preface by the translator and appendices containing biographies on the commentators and Wu Ch'i's 'Art of War,' an assemblage of strategies designed by that man compiled after his execution in 381 BC.
Moreover, we have seen anecdotal reports of persons with clinical signs and symptoms of Lyme disease and epidemiologic evidence that suggests local acquisition.
Rosen rakes us on an anecdotal journey through this "new Iraq," chronologically intertwining his own experiences there with the historical and broader political and ethnic reasons for the country's relatively rapid decline into chaos.
Anecdotal evidence of "selfoproclaimed ex-gays" doesn't prove his claim that some gays can switch.
Gurney's fast-paced and thoroughly informative history of the compass--enriched by an anecdotal narrative style', nicely supplemented with drawings, illustrations, and a bibliography of more than 170 sources; and fortified by documentation gleaned from hundreds of diaries, logs, and firsthand accounts--draws upon an assorted cast of historic characters (sailors, explorers, scientists, and engineers) as well as on diverse disciplines (astronomy, mathematics, geography, oceanography, meteorology, cartography, and medicine).