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To paraphrase a quip about history often attributed to Mark Twain, geological events don’t repeat themselves but they often rhyme.
HOW EARTH’S TUMULTUOUS HISTORY GAVE THE MID-ATLANTIC ITS BELOVED DESTINATIONSWALTER NICKLINJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The exchange between the 86-year-old male senator and the much younger female nominee to lead the EPA’s Office of Water was not antagonistic, but drew attention from those who wondered whether he would have made the same quip to a man.
GOP SEN. INHOFE TELLS FEMALE EPA NOMINEE TO ‘BEHAVE’ OR HE’D TELL HER ‘DADDY,’ WHO WAS IN THE ROOMCOLBY ITKOWITZMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Passing my desk in a flash, a former manager and resident quip master asked me sternly if I was expecting any other deliveries, or was it safe to get back to work.
THE UPSIDE OF TEASING, GOSSIP, AND EAVESDROPPING AT THE OFFICELILA MACLELLANMAY 10, 2021QUARTZ
Nothing can pull an at-home viewer away from the artistic escape like a quip that plays to crickets, or an applause break turned pregnant pause.
DIGITAL THEATER PRODUCTIONS HIGHLIGHT THE POWER OF ART WITHOUT AN AUDIENCETHOMAS FLOYDMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To a viewer, that might sound like a rude, off-handed quip, but in reality, he made the comment when I’d only been climbing consistently for a few months.
WHAT ‘FREE SOLO’ TAUGHT ME ABOUT LOVESANNI MCCANDLESSMAY 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Like scientist, any number of useful words and phrases began as little more than quips, wisecracks, and throwaway lines.
FROM ‘SCIENTIST’ TO ‘SPAM,’ THE SURPRISINGLY PLAYFUL ORIGINS OF ENGLISH WORDSRALPH KEYESAPRIL 1, 2021TIME
Whedon had cemented the tenor of those movies—quip, punch, quip, punch—with the first two Avengers films, in stark and purposeful contrast to Nolan’s self-serious Batman.
THE SNYDER CUT IS A BETTER VERSION OF JUSTICE LEAGUE. BUT IT SETS A DANGEROUS PRECEDENTELIANA DOCKTERMANMARCH 15, 2021TIME
For a true pun always has a humorous idea behind the verbal quip that is its prominent characteristic.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
It was a relief to hear his own voice in some such apparently light-hearted quip.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
So Andrew Lackaday threw himself back in his chair and laughed at Elodie's quip.
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