At least by anecdote, they are less common now in an era hyperconscious of harassment.
Dobbs was unavailable for comment, his spokesman said, but Labe confirmed the anecdote.
“I was not offended by it,” Logan recalls, in an interview Monday night, confirming the anecdote.
In the anecdote, the friend reports attending a nostalgic gathering for veteran Israeli folk dancers.
In a New Yorker story, John Updike related an anecdote about a grown-up JFK Jr. at a White House reception.
See his poem, anecdote for Fathers, showing how the practice of lying may be taught.
The old man completed this anecdote in tones that were slightly inflamed.
Of Hogg himself he said much that was amusing and instructive: one anecdote will not soon be forgotten.
In fact, a large portion of the whole book was built on that anecdote.
If you can make a mental picture of an anecdote, you will be apt to remember it with ease.
1670s, "secret or private stories," from French anecdote (17c.) or directly from Greek anekdota "things unpublished," neuter plural of anekdotos, from an- "not" (see an-) + ekdotos "published," from ek- "out" + didonai "to give" (see date (n.1)).
Procopius' 6c. Anecdota, unpublished memoirs of Emperor Justinian full of court gossip, gave the word a sense of "revelation of secrets," which decayed in English to "brief, amusing stories" (1761).