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He replied, half jocosely, "I think you are a Vatican spy.
Although the transformation of a Calo term into flamenco may represent a folk etymology on the part of Castilian patrons and publics of Gypsy music, I judge it more likely that it was the interaction of Gypsy entertainers with tavern-owners, their initially lower class publics, horse traders, the bull-fighting community, in short, the speakers of germania or cant, that effected the final shaping of the word, and this through a conscious and jocosely cryptolalic appeal to a known ethnonym, flamenco, "Flemish.
Even this detail is troubling, for it suggests, if only jocosely, that fathers can never be entirely sure who sired the children bred in the wife's womb.
after tea, jocosely remarked: "I think I will make a good operator, Mary;" and seating himself at the machine, said: "See me; I take hold of the lower part of the wheel with my right hand, and pull it in a downward direction.
Robert Hutchins once jocosely remarked that a university was a group of departments connected by steam tunnels.
About one hundred years later, Benjamin Franklin, presumably having read the tale in the Discourse was able jocosely to pass it off among the English literati as a missing chapter of the Book of Genesis.
United States, which vindicated Bird in Space's claim to be art, was widely and jocosely covered in the press, and one wishes there had been a comparable triAl of Duchamp, Plaintiff v.