Example sentences for: anecdotes

How can you use “anecdotes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But the book's value lies less in the anecdotes than in what it has to tell us about how one of the biggest entertainment deals went awry at a time when the industry was consolidating everywhere, heading toward domination by a mere six or eight multinational companies--all of which face the headache of competing fiefdoms.

  • One site posts anecdotes sent in by readers about their bosses' antics and features a satirical advice column.

  • Naipaul is excerpted in this week's New Yorker . Never before has Culturebox encountered such dizzying heights of disingenousness--the prot,g, pretending to be taken in by the mentor, while storing up anecdotes that prove his foulness.

  • Dunn as she gives cheerful, happy-talk advice about how to use anecdotes to show voters that you care about people and not just policy.

  • Obituaries of the author of Naked Lunch highlight his importance as a countercultural role model, calling him "the non-conformist's non-conformist" (the Boston Globe ) who "inspired a who's who of pop culture" ( USA Today ). They dwell on the artists (Beats, punk rockers) who embraced Burroughs as a guru, and retell bizarre anecdotes from his life (he shot his wife accidentally, slept with little boys, and hawked his typewriter to buy heroin).


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