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The incongruity suggests that the Delta variant of the coronavirus is beginning to trip up spending and the US economic recovery.
THE DELTA VARIANT IS ALREADY CRAMPING AMERICAN SPENDINGSAMANTH SUBRAMANIANAUGUST 27, 2021QUARTZ
Eager to show he was in on the joke, Davis wore out punchlines about the seeming incongruity of his identities.
THE HISTORY FUELING DOUBTS OVER BRITNEY SPEARS’S RELIGIOUS CONVERSIONREBECCA DAVISAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Publishers are also addressing the systemic issues that have contributed to the incongruities between men’s and women’s sports.
WHY GROWTH OF WOMEN’S SPORTS COVERAGE AND ADVERTISER INTEREST IS BOGGED DOWN BY SMALL STEPS FORWARDSARA GUAGLIONEAPRIL 8, 2021DIGIDAY
Despite the incongruity of trying to make the famously raucous and crowded Miracle scene Covid-19-friendly, the program could be a lifeline for bars, especially in New York, where drinking establishments have been severely impacted by the pandemic.
CAN CHRISTMAS-THEMED MIRACLE BARS HELP SAVE AMERICA’S DEVASTATED BAR INDUSTRY?RACHEL SCHALLOMOCTOBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
She was always trying to make Thyrsis realize this incongruity, and to persuade him to put some "charming" lines into her part.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The incongruity was too remarkable; the good folks would either put him to the door, or only let him in to send for the police.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
There is reverence and piety proclaimed by her presence and no thought of incongruity obtruded.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
They seemed to feel a sort of incongruity between their education and the business life.
A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA: ROMANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The incongruity of Finucane's avocation, and his manners and appearance, amused his new friend Pen.
A HISTORY OF PENDENNIS, VOLUME 1WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
I believe, furthermore, that the very essence of boy humor is bound up with the amazing incongruity of his instincts.
BILL'S SCHOOL AND MINEWILLIAM SUDDARDS FRANKLIN
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