At 1NTERPHFX next March, readers stopped by our booth to tell me how they laughed over that editorial, or winkingly
talked to me about" win-win relationships."I thought/'Uh-oh.They're actually paying attention to me." (I later expanded my'banned phrases'to include"communication is key")
reminds us that all words are created by people and that language unfailingly reflects the thrilling contradictions of our kind.
This is a narrator, then, who winkingly
says of the site of Lottie's hotel that it "may be assumed to stand at the corner of Hay Hill" (29).
I have to confess some do fall foul of the wine luvvies in leaflets, and I couldn't help tease wine producer Daniel Vollenweider about his gorgeous wines were "winkingly
evocative" of the steep slate slopes at Traben-Trabach.
Orchestrally, Barry's score is fascinating, fizzingly through-composed, winkingly
allusive at times (including Janacek and Wagner, and the first two acts ending with references to the "Auld Lang Syne" with which the opera, in Barry's own car-crashing arrangement, begins), and rich in imaginative touches, such as a duet for wind-machines, a seemingly endlessly prolonged brass trill, and two elegantly choreographed plate-smashing cameos.
Part of the strength of Manning and Young's books is the post-modern self-consciousness they bring to their creations, and the ways they largely avoid being winkingly
ironic in spite of that self-consciousness.
Later, when Lumet directed the 1976 TV news satire "Network," he would winkingly
insist the dark tragicomedy wasn't an exaggeration of the TV business but mere "reportage."
Bush also stayed away from taking any digs at the Obama administration, though he did winkingly
acknowledge "there is a lot of criticism."
When it comes to financial services companies in particular, advisors rightly turn a gimlet eye on those who claim that this time it's different, and on those who winkingly
repeat the mantra that past performance is no guarantee of future results but then suggest the opposite.
It shows the direction in which this production winkingly
thrusts itself, towards ladies of certain age for whom Pellow was a pin-up in the '80s.
I don't hear DuPlessis in this one, and it's her voice--witty, grave, chatty, winkingly
stuffy, punning, layered, and inherently polyvocal--that makes this collection the stunning success it is.