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  • Or self-mockery, as in the Arabic caption to a photo of a luxury hotel: “My house lol in Dubai City.”

    The English Is Coming!

  • Or self-mockery, as in the Arabic caption to a photo of a luxury hotel: “My house lol in Dubai City.”

    The English Is Coming!

  • "Many people build a career on just one or two songs," he says, with a degree of pride and self-mockery.

    Elvis Costello: 'I've never liked the word maturity. It implies decay'

  • Apart from cultivating our talents something that Brooks also writes a good deal about, at a young age we should be introduced to the virtues of humility, judgment, industry, courage, and self-mockery.

    Andrew Taggart: Who Is David Brooks?

  • My third thought was that of sheepish self-mockery at the assumption of smut at first glance

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - The “Jake and Jeff” print completed!

  • Bennink is one of that world's most captivating clowns, with a remarkable repertoire of gymnastics, theatrics and self-mockery, but his affability has always disguised a rhythmic ingenuity and full-on swing power that makes him one of the world's great jazz drummers.

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  • Apart from cultivating our talents something that Brooks also writes a good deal about, at a young age we should be introduced to the virtues of humility, judgment, industry, courage, and self-mockery.

    Andrew Taggart: Who Is David Brooks?

  • There were nights in hotel rooms, nights when he had had a few drinks after a performance, nights when his own deep confidence in himself and a tender strength, things he kept mostly hidden, things he folded away wrapped in cynicism and self-mockery, were not afraid to appear.

    The Empty Family

  • On Planet Jedward – their official website – the Irish people can forget their troubles for a while and laugh at the boys' camp self-mockery and their ceaseless energy.

    In praise of … Jedward | Editorial

  • Do you share my sentiments or do you like his self-mockery?

    Jon Gosselin mocks himself with very unfunny results | EW.com

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