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wisecracker

One who makes glib, facetious, and/or sardonic remarks. Tony is such a wisecracker; he always has some remark lined up.
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The Marx Brothers -- Groucho, the bushy-browed, cigar-smoking wisecracker with the funny mustache and walk; Harpo, the loveable mute with the curly red hair, top hat, raincoat and horn; and Chico, the rakish con artist with the Italian accent -- were madcap comedians of the first order who paved the way for generations of comedians and made the world safe for puns.
But fellow wisecracker Dunky Robertson, London, said: "Celtic were eliminated from a tournament once described by former Rangers manager Dick Advocaat as a Mickey Mouse Cup.
Give me wisecracker Jack any day over some of the rubbish adults we had to put up with.
Lil' Bush" follows the misadventures of Lil' George Bush and his precocious pals Lil' Condi, Lil' Rummy and the unintelligible, foulmouthed wisecracker Lil' Cheney.
Wisecracker Clarkson,like many other opinion makers, clearly does not appreciate the fervent zeal with which Mr Brunstrom is tackling the problem.
The crusty lawmaker, an Army sergeant in the Korean War, is known among his colleagues as a wisecracker, but he was dead serious this time.
Wisecracker Derek Ferguson, Londonderry, emailed: "Am I correct in thinking that Celtic will be the first Scottish team to be knocked out of the same European competition twice in the same season?
Szaban for about 10 years, remembers the former sergeant as a wisecracker with a pencil.
Lil' Bush: Resident of the United States" is an Amp'd Mobile exclusive animated series featuring Lil' George and his Lil' White House posse including Lil' Condi, Lil' Rummy and the unintelligible, foulmouthed wisecracker, Lil' Cheney.
The Liverpudlian wisecracker is producing his own World Cup song - and as the tune is the old favourite Aye Aye Ippy, he couldn't resist a chorus of "Singing Aye Aye Ippy, the Germans bombed our chippy.
Mann fulfills his aim of giving voice not only to long-forgotten actresses and actors (as he did in 1998's Wisecracker, his full-scale biography of gay actor William Haines), but also to the even more obscure people behind the camera who lived gay and lesbian lives during Hollywood's golden age.
The brainchild of a professional interior designer and a Web wisecracker, "Obscene Interiors," a section of their Web site, presents a series of amateur porn shots, each with a detailed expert analysis (and catty remarks) about the surroundings.
From the start, he rarely gave a straight answer to any question, more because he's a born wisecracker than any proclivity to deception.
Wisecracker Stewart Douglas, Bishopbriggs, said: "I can't see what's wrong with Aberdeen captain Foster telling his team's fans to f*** off.
What would a typical WWII unit be without the wisecracker from Brooklyn, the southern redneck, the sensitive guy in glasses, etc.