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  • n  a witty saying
  • n  witty remark
  • v  make jokes or quips

  • With that quip, Nancy Reagan's press secretary Elaine Crispen tried to defuse the controversy that erupted last week after PTI reported that the First Lady had failed to disclose .
  • Reams have been written on the differences between Islamic and Western societies, but for sheer pithiness, it's hard to beat a quip by my former colleague, a Pakistani scholar of .
  • Although Zero Mostel used to quip that he banked his money in his art books filed under Monet, art is no joke to the comic actor.
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  • Financial Fundamentals: Avoid emotional decision making
    'Good judgment comes from experience and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.' Most of us can identify with this seasoned quip from Cowboy Wisdom. Recently I read an article written by a seasoned financial adviser where he stated
    June 12, 2013 - The Shreveport Times
  • The Bachmann/Dole Ticket's Gothic Presence | Capitol Quip
    Thanks to the many readers who contributed captions for last week's Capitol Quip contest. Here's the winning entry as voted by readers of Heard on the Hill.
    June 10, 2013 - CQ Politics
  • State email scandal shows connections
    David Letterman got some cynical laughs out of New Mexico back in early 2009, when he made a brutal quip about then-Gov. Bill Richardson.
    June 9, 2013 - Santa Fe New Mexican

  • David Moyes in ic Liverpool
    Whether creating some of television's most indelible characters, plunging into film roles with joyous gusto or perfecting the art of the quip as a television panellist and host, Betty White has entertained audiences with her impeccable comic timing... Alan Rosenberg http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Rosenberg&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEJ1YdiiI19ZV2isH3GyJ0PWhUjgQ BBC News http://www.google.com/url?q=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8257135.stm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF_-TmH1jGH2zaX7aD8EsQWoj4Wzw Sep 15, 2009 79728 107467 quip Former Nigeria international Ahmed Abdulrahma insisted it was racist" but Moyes said: "Never have I been accused of being racist." "The suggestion is abhorrent. What I said was a quip and did not offend the player."
  • Keith Hackett in Sportinglife.co.za
    Hackett told Sky Sports: "He was in the entrance to the door and Peter Walton made a bit of a quip to say 'can we have your players out' while pointing to his watch. He made a comment which brought a laugh. It was no more than that."

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