My personal presidential humor muse has always been John Kennedy, a man with a hyper-ironic and recklessly self-effacing
Meyer says he learned that lesson from mentor Arthur Fatt, "a compact, dapper man of monumental energy," who was a wonderful family man, a self-effacing
humanitarian, and philanthropist, as well.
Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi, who has repeatedly called himself a "vacuum prime minister," said Thursday the self-effacing
nickname is something to be proud of.
, hut uncharismatic and unable to speak English, Calderon was viewed as crude compared with his predecessor.
Notting Hill (Universal Studios: 1999) Can an American superstar (Anna Scott) with Julia Roberts' megawatt smile find happiness with a shy British bookstore owner (William Thacker) with Hugh Grant's toothy, self-effacing
Zinn's gentle style, evident throughout this welcome new compendium, is to present his case for radical change in terms of self-effacing
human decency and understated common sense.
Then they chuckle to themselves in a self-effacing
Indeed the author, unlike the self-effacing
Reese, has strong opinions and can sometimes give them strong utterance, often showing old material in a new light and challenging us to rethink much of what we thought we knew.
Here Gough sheds his self-effacing
mock-reverential manner and starts to enjoy himself.
He has the self-effacing
tone of someone who grew up in a small town, where those who talk too big are quickly "put in their place.
One of the truly charming things about Oregonians is their way being self-effacing
Whatever advances American manufacturing has made in the last thirty to forty years, we owe to Joe Juran and to his untiring, steady, patient, self-effacing
work," says Dr.