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  • Jandlor The Wry is the god of luck, cross roads, fools and children; he is delighted by quandaries aroused by inconsistencies, surprises, one’s inability to correlate what one sees with what one believes.

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  • He was called the Wry-faced King, and, on account of his disfigurement, he let no one but his Councilors see him.

    The King of Ireland's Son

  • Lodge pets pay the price as Rudd departs THE most amusing thing about this column is surely that it's called The Wry Side and yet only very rarely is it wry.

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  • To have a column called The Wry Side that is not wry, at least not when I'm writing it, and not when Imre writes it, either.

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  • Wry and disruptive, initially her only two words of German are "petrol" and "wolf".

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  • Wry, wily, and disarmingly smart, the New York trio started out as what seemed like a sort of meta-rap performance project, with a breakout single—"Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell"—that was aggressively, antagonistically dumb.

    Wing It Out Loud Around Town

  • Sixty Slices of Life ... on Wry (The Private Life of a Public Broadcaster) is a tongue-in-cheek memoir, proceeding chronologically from what the author learned about life from his dog when he was eight, to when he learned that he was an old man in the Paris Metro at age sixty-eight.

    Savoir Vivre

  • Wry, dark animal tales comprise this modern bestiary; illustrated by Ian Falconer.

    BOOK WORLD - January 2, 2011

  • Wry, dark animal tales comprise this modern bestiary with illustrations by Ian Falconer.

    BOOK WORLD - October 31, 2010

  • Wry and heartfelt, Chabon's riffs uncover brand-new insights in even the most quotidian subjects.

    Manhood for Amateurs: Summary and book reviews of Manhood for Amateurs by Michael Chabon.

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  • I was reading a newspaper article.

    October 27, 2010