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1anecdotista femininehe's a good raconteur — sabe contar anécdotas
- ‘I can remember every nanosecond of that crash,’ says Neeson, who possesses a soft Antrim brogue and the delivery of a born raconteur.
- The trouble is, Dawson was a born raconteur, and like most raconteurs he sometimes embellished his stories to amuse his listeners.
- And in an age when hairdressing salons are a bit like assembly lines it's refreshing to meet a real raconteur and bon viveur.
- Sir Peter Ustinov was a great raconteur and notable humanitarian, but don't forget about his acting says a noted film historian.
- ‘He's a raconteur and multi-instrumentalist able to portray a sense of fun one minute and sheer emotion the next,’ says one admirer.
- Any performers are welcome to share their skills at the open mike session - musicians, dancers, poets, puppeteers, raconteurs and actors.
- The evening will also include contributories from musicians and local raconteurs.
- A gifted raconteur, he was born to talk, to entertain, to lose the plot, to start again, to regale you with tales from one of the fullest lives a human being could ever live.
- He is an engaging raconteur, and the narrative offers a wealth of information on both past and present conditions in this part of the world.
- Tiernan performs with the casual ease of a natural raconteur, but the appearance belies an almost fretful perfectionism.
- He rarely wrote letters, conducting his business on the telephone or, more often, holding court in public houses, where he was an unrivalled raconteur.
- It is always a delightful experience to eat there, and Louis' presence as a raconteur just adds to it all.
- American kids are brilliant raconteurs; they will talk about anything and talk well, as long as there's no written object to refer to.
- He was an active and knowledgeable gardener and he remained a highly competitive bridge player and an excellent raconteur of amusing medical reminiscences.
- A very sociable man, he had his own chair at his ‘local’ where he was appreciated as a raconteur of amusing and highly-embroidered stories.
- He was a famous raconteur remembered for many performances of his dialogue, which he spoke with his daughter, on the nature of mathematics.
- My brother, being the great raconteur that he is, would entertain us with stories of his naughty antics from school, then later, from work.
- The painter is a seriously anecdotal man, a raconteur par excellence who needs no aide-memoires, at age 77.
- Mark is quite the raconteur once he relaxes a bit.
- He's an extraordinary raconteur and very bold.
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