anecdote vs antidote :

Definitions

  • n  short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)

  • n  a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison
News & Articles

  • Within days of draft, Hernandez threatened Welker
    Stories continue to accumulate about the signs in Aaron Hernandez’s background, stories that paint a more complete if complicated picture about his character. And according to the Boston Globe, he flashed a temper and made threats to one of the Patriots’ respected veterans within days of arriving for work. In an anecdote near the bottom…
    June 21, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
  • Opinion: Bull riding is serious stuff
    I like to see and experience things, if only so that I can have a readily available story to tell or anecdote to share. I have seen kangaroo boxing in Australia and midget wrestling in Thailand. Heck, I’ve even seen Canadian football — go Saskatchewan Roughriders! But for far too long I had neglected something in my very own back yard.
    June 17, 2013 - The Southern Illinoisan
  • Anthony Weiner's Three-Pronged Salad-Throwing Defense
    Of the many unflattering anecdotes The New York Times dug up to illustrate Anthony Weiner's publicity hounding, poor manners and lackluster job performance, perhaps the most memorable is the one about the salad.
    June 14, 2013 - New York Magazine

  • Booker Senate Run Imperils Newark's Wall Street Pipeline
    Even before Cory Booker won his first term as Newark mayor in 2006, he was mining Wall Street contacts for an antidote to the blight that had gripped New Jersey’s most populous city for more than four decades.
    June 13, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Booker Senate Run Imperils Newark's Wall Street Pipeline
    Even before Cory Booker won his first term as Newark mayor in 2006, he was mining Wall Street contacts for an antidote to the blight that had gripped New Jersey’s most populous city for more than four decades.
    June 13, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Chill Out At Reggae In The Desert Music Fest
    It's the musical equivalent of a cool breeze leavening the June heat. With the return of Reggae in the Desert, it's time to chill out and enjoy some mood enhancement that doesn't require a prescription. The annual festival is the antidote to road rage,
    June 13, 2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal