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synonyms for anecdote

  • episode
  • gag
  • narration
  • narrative
  • reminiscence
  • short story
  • sketch
  • tale
  • tall tale
  • yarn
  • chestnut
  • incident
  • recital
  • relation
  • fairy tale
  • fish story
  • long and short of it
  • old chestnut
  • tall story
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Each photograph is combined with stories or anecdotes about that specific animal and informative facts about their species.
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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.
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The idea that female world leaders were outperforming male ones was based on several high-profile anecdotes.
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I recommend the audiobook because the inflection matters and hammers home some of the anecdotes shared.
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We were speaking of the faculty of mimicry, and he told me such a funny little anecdote about Chopin.
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Never anticipate the point or joke of any anecdote told in your presence.
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Somers related an anecdote, well worthy to be remembered, which had been preserved by tradition in the noble house of De Vere.
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One traditional anecdote, and the brief history of Peter Ilich as an official is complete.
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Compare this Norman with the hero of the following little anecdote which the Scotch tell.
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