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The folksy in Anderson’s work is always an on-ramp to the absurd, the matter of fact always a path to the fantastic.
LAURIE ANDERSON IS WHY WE HAVE MULTIMEDIA ART. HER STORY COMES FULL CIRCLE AT THE HIRSHHORN.MICHAEL ANDOR BRODEUROCTOBER 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His father’s death is something Ted won’t quite look at, and his refusal to so much as think about what happened to him has made him the folksy charmer he is, at the expense of his own mental health.
TED LASSO’S DEEP, DARK SECRETEMILY VANDERWERFFSEPTEMBER 10, 2021VOX
The coach was imbued with emotional complexity and some Kansan kindness, plus a knack for pop culture references and folksy adages.
‘TED LASSO,’ BUILT ON CHARM AND EMPATHY, WON OVER AMERICA. IT WON OVER THE SOCCER WORLD, TOO.THOMAS FLOYDJULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His wit, directness and folksy language were put on display as the Bush administration’s most spirited spokesman.
DONALD H. RUMSFELD, INFLUENTIAL BUT CONTROVERSIAL BUSH DEFENSE SECRETARY, DIES AT 88BRADLEY GRAHAMJUNE 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He is very much a successor to former City Council President Sherri Lightner, who had a folksy protectionist approach to the job.
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ELECTIONVOICE OF SAN DIEGOOCTOBER 19, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
He talked quite a little, and he seemed rather nice, I think—just frank and folksy, you know.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
Miss Carry is a lady worth talking about, and so is Miss Jenny—none of your turned up nose, poor white folksy sort.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
She's pretty and I will give in that she's folksy and sociable with us natives; it's surprisin', considerin' her bringin' up.
THE RISE OF ROSCOE PAINEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
Seems a pretty silly job for grown-up men, but they're real pleasant and folksy.
THE WOMAN-HATERSJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
She had on a blue wrapper, and her hair was pulled back smooth like little girls do when they want to look grown-folksy.
ROADS OF DESTINYO. HENRY
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WORDS RELATED TO FOLKSY

  • artless
  • babe in woods
  • clean
  • corn-fed
  • country
  • folksy
  • green
  • idealistic
  • ingenuous
  • innocent
  • naive
  • natural
  • raw
  • simple
  • trusting
  • unaffected
  • unartificial
  • uncool
  • unschooled
  • unsophisticated
  • unstudied
  • wide-eyed
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