The remark “is totally going to lose him the Norman, Druid, Jute and Saracen vote,” one wit commented.
Rowhani's remark, read with a modicum of generosity, does neither.
In Israel Radio interview he calls his remark 'a joke that lost control.'
The remark comes to mind while reading The Selected Letters of Norman Mailer.
The one problem with Braley's remark is that it happened to reflect on a fellow Iowan who is a mainstay of Hawkeye State politics.
“Apparently he is not a very great friend of yours,” I ventured to remark.
"But you forget where we are," answered the Man of Fancy, who overheard the remark.
Do you remark the preponderance of married over single belles?
Hester did not like the remark, and he fancied from her look she had misunderstood him.
And what is worthy of remark, these terminal ovicells always have a sessile avicularium on the summit.
1630s, "to mark out, distinguish" modeled on French remarquer "to mark, note, heed," formed in Middle French from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + marquer "to mark," probably from a Germanic source, cf. Old High German marchon "to delimit" (see mark (n.1)).
Meaning "take notice of" is from 1670s; that of "make a comment" is first attested 1690s, from notion of "make a verbal observation" or "call attention to specific points." Related: Remarked; remarking.
1650s, "act of noticing; fact of being worthy of comment," from remark (v.). Meaning "a notice or comment" is from 1670s.