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Indeed, on reflection, all of Broodthaers's signature iconography--mussels, eggshells, eagles--points acerbically to the fine-arts tradition rather than whimsically away from it.
In An Encore for Reform: The Old Progressives and the New Deal (1967), the historian Otis Graham found that a majority of the figures he examined were at least skeptical of FDR's early corporatist phase, and that many were strongly opposed, sometimes acerbically so.
Simon During has noted acerbically that "[f]or all their progressivism, the humanities have always, at least consciously, been more past-than future-directed.
The Bertram daughters and Mary Crawford are similarly left to their own well-earned damnation, but the language of Mary Crawford's dismissal is most germane, for when Edmund upbraids her over her willingness to condone Henry's adultery, she acerbically remarks, '"A pretty good lecture upon my word.
In a Harvard Business Review blog, Nolan acerbically commented, "Boeing effectively gave Tier 1 suppliers a large part of its proprietary manual, 'How to Build a Commercial Airplane,' a book that its aeronautical engineers have been writing over the last 50 years.
The Bronte sisters themselves often speak quite wittily and even acerbically.
It is a tender and acerbically witty tale of two women who survive cancer and become friends.
If the P3 (now often privately, and rather more acerbically, described as FUKUS) were going to take a mile after being given an inch, then no more inches would be offered.
Speaking of him his tenacious wife Kate (June Squibb) acerbically quips: "You know what I'd do if I won a million?
Many of its adherents were more attentive to what was happening in Paris, as Edward Thompson (1965) acerbically observed, than to life in Leeds or Birmingham.
The tenders were issued following reports citing US President Barack Obama acerbically criticizing Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for announcing plans to build thousands of new homes in the E1 area that connects Ma'ali Adumim and Jerusalem.
By relying on his pen, he expressed his revulsion acerbically and mordantly at the way the body politic behaved.