In the wake of the latest RNC antics, it's worth asking whether party headquarters is doing any good at all.
Another Year finds Leigh once more mining comic gold out of the antics of Brits behaving badly—and occasionally nobly.
But this occurred during an era that was riddled with bizarre Gingrich antics.
1520s, "grotesque or comical gesture," from Italian antico "antique," from Latin antiquus "old" (see antique). Originally (like grotesque) a 16c. Italian word referring to the strange and fantastic representations on ancient murals unearthed around Rome (especially originally the Baths of Titus, rediscovered 16c.); later extended to "any bizarre thing or behavior," in which sense it first arrived in English. As an adjective in English from 1580s, "grotesque, bizarre."