Considering the witticism
, the quip, the bon mot, or whatever, one thinks immediately of Oscar Wilde.
He also shows his intellectual utopias like 'the city of 3 million habitants' born from a joke, as the originality of the cosmic dimension of his architecture but also the witticism
of his personality as: the monk and the scholar/the modern man and the naked man/the athlete and the searcher.
attributed to Robert Solow holds that, "We can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics.
If a witticism
is an epigram on the death of a feeling, this book is an epigram on the death of a liberal.
Researchers in the United States and Italy would like to turn this witticism
in a practical direction.
Rauch and his talented ensemble rapidly deal the audience witticism
, like flash cards in a math class, almost as if to say, "Miss that one?
He seldom uses a dull word where a witticism
or a sardonic jibe will do-Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur "disappeared into the maw of the movies, where they made a great deal of money but produced nothing worth remembering.
We might begin by stipulating that no snippet shall be as large as a full witticism
UNCLE Grumpy's 'Beauty and the Beast' witticism
(Examiner Letters, August 13) misses the real issue.
The boxer rendered his mighty but dim sparring partner speechless with a little witticism
The score is to bring into play the surnames of the England team, using a tad of poetic licence with the odd witticism
He'd undoubtedly have found it fascinating in the extreme and worthy of fresh witticism
, and whatever his words to the wise might have been, a chuckle about life's rich strangeness and delights would have provided the undercurrent.
Painted text is now such a familiar form that to employ it without descending into snarky conceptual witticism
or half-baked sociopolitical "statement" is a genuine achievement.
A short poem treating concisely, pointedly, and often satirically a single thought or event and often ending with a witticism
or ingenious turn of thought.
The story is told in the first person, and Lucy''s sarcastic tone and constant witticism
can become tiresome at times.