(1) I can see you use humour as a defence mechanism, so in return I could just tell you that if he's massively rich or famous and you've decided you'll put up with it to please him, you'll eventually discover it's not worth it.
(2) He captivated me, but not just because of his intellect; it was for his wisdom, his psychological insights and his sense of humour that I will always remember our dinners together.
(3) It’s useless if we try and fight with them through force, so we try and fight with them through humour.” “There is a saying that laughing is the best form of medicine.
(4) This study shows that aqueous humour examination for toxoplasma antibodies is a valuable diagnostic tool in a selected group of posterior uveitis patients.
(5) The concentrations of several post mortem aqueous humour chemical constituents were compared with ante mortem serum chemical values in the horse.
(6) The cAMP level in aqueous humour also decreased, with an increase in cGMP level increased.
(7) How she would have enjoyed meeting up with people she hadn’t seen for years, and looking back with humour and affection.
(8) The prose rhythm and colloquial diction here work against exaggeration, but allow for humour.
(9) "In terms of targeting there are similarities [with Dave], it has continued to deliver outstanding numbers but it relies on a lot of UK specific humour.
(10) When we had a morning practice session, and some players were a bit sluggish, he would call them out to the middle of the pitch and shout: ‘Dilly-ding, dilly-dong!’ When I read this story about Leicester, I just started laughing because all those funny moments with him came rushing back into my head.” That Ranieri has a sense of humour is hardly new information.
(11) The popularity of "whom" humour tells us two things about the distinction between "who" and "whom".
(12) It was hypothesized that the body-symptoms are correlated to humour.
(13) They’re peculiarly British but the appeal of the humour and the ever-present message that good people always win is absolutely global.” “These films are a part of British culture and to be carrying on the legacy of [original Carry On writers] Norman Hudis and Talbot Rothwell is a thrill and a responsibility,” said Dawson.
(14) These findings, together with the morphological similarities between the rat and primate aqueous humour outflow pathways, particularly the presence of a single canal of Schlemm, suggest that the rat may be a valuable model for future studies of the normal and abnormal mechanisms of aqueous drainage.
(15) "It is not a likeable work," ran one unfavourable review, "containing little humour or tenderness or modesty.
(16) The only time I see him in even vague bad humour is when a wardrobe assistant tries to neaten a dancer's hair.
(17) Sometimes people think that I ... am surprising in that I laugh and use my sense of humour within my work.
(18) Yet, ultimately, the film honours Dengler's good humour, his resilience, his overwhelming desire to live; after describing the many horrendous tortures the Viet Cong inflicted on him, he shrugs and says: "They were always thinking up new things to do to me!"
(19) Whole-body autoradiography in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) after oral and intravenous administration of 3H-labelled aflatoxin B1 showed labelling of several extrahepatic tissues, such as the uveal melanin and the vitreous humour of the eyes, the trunk and head kidney, the olfactory rosettes and the pyloric caecae.
(20) And while Altmejd presents sexual scenes of cartoonish horror and disgust, Lucas's art has embraced lavatorial humour, abjection, self-denigration, the pithy sculptural one-liner and the obscene gesture.
(a.) Made or consisting of iron; partaking of iron; iron; as, irony chains; irony particles.
(a.) Resembling iron taste, hardness, or other physical property.
(n.) Dissimulation; ignorance feigned for the purpose of confounding or provoking an antagonist.
(n.) A sort of humor, ridicule, or light sarcasm, which adopts a mode of speech the meaning of which is contrary to the literal sense of the words.
(1) And the irony of it is it doesn't interest me at all.
(2) The irony of this type of self-manipulation is that ultimately the child, or adult, finds himself again burdened by impotence, though it is the impotence of guilt rather than that of shame.
(3) The irony is that we have more media than ever before, but less insight.
(4) Richard Aylard, director of sustainability and external affairs for Thames Water, said the firm was aware of the irony that heavy rain had set in after the hosepipe ban was announced.
(5) One of the terrible ironies of the Iraq War is that President Bush used the threat of nuclear terrorism to invade a country that had no active nuclear program.
(6) That he was able to keep his secret treasures here, not in some remote corner of the globe but in the centre of the city that gave birth to the National Socialist movement, is both extraordinary and not short of a certain dark irony.
(7) He is wary of pretension, alive to all shades of irony.
(8) There was a thing at the time that said basically: 'Oh, the working classes obviously don't understand this is irony, so Harry's had to kill him off.'
(9) But the character – compounded of piercing sanity and existential despair, infinite hesitation and impulsive action, self-laceration and observant irony – is so multi-faceted, it is bound to coincide at some point with an actor’s particular gifts.
(10) The irony of her image being exchanged in return for commodities in the future,” she said, “seems to recall the way that actual slaves’ bodies were serving as currencies of exchange.” Larson arrived at a different conclusion about the honor.
(11) In the end, though, practical rethinkers have to get beyond the delights of irony and paradox in which Glasman too often wraps himself.
(12) There is a perverse irony that people who have cracked their iPhones are now being targeted by hackers.
(13) The irony of this is that today, when I was getting all of this horrible antisemitic shit that I’ve only ever seen in Russia, I was reminded that 26 years ago today my family came to the US from Russia.
(14) The irony is an uncomfortable one for policymakers.
(15) Because of our slightly younger average age and city location, we were supposedly one of the "new wave" WIs that had started springing up in the years before – groups that rejected crochet and did more modern activities, often with more than a tinge of irony.
(16) White House officials said that Obama, who was planning to work on the final draft of his speech on his flight from Washington to Oslo, would directly address the issue of the irony of being awarded the peace prize while escalating the war.
(17) Labour's pensions spokesman, Gregg McClymont, said: "The irony is that there are lots of good pension schemes out there that are being undermined by what is going on.
(18) She is being helpful, no doubt about that, but there is an unconscious note of power play – not to mention the sweet irony of my having provoked her into pulling not one but two phones out of her bag within seconds of us sitting down.
(19) "The irony of welcoming to the London 2012 Olympic Games an individual who is alleged to have led an organised and brutal repression of athletes because they peacefully exercised their internationally recognised right to freedom of expression and association during Bahrain's Arab Spring would be a blow to all athletes around the world, and irreconcilable with the UK commitment to human rights and claimed support to peaceful pro-democracy movements," the ECCHR said.
(20) A h, the irony of white people complaining about being interrupted by black people.