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Kennedy would later enunciate what is still the pithiest statement on the Canadian-American relationship to a joint session of Parliament in May 1961, shortly after he assumed the presidency: "Geography has made us neighbours.
One of the pithiest explanations of the unusual dynamics of EHR implementation is contained in Planning your EHR System: Guidelines for Executive Management, a still very current whitepaper produced by Mental Health Corporations of America, Inc.
If you want to reach the biggest audience, the book recommends posting your pithiest material during Eastern Time business hours, especially on Tuesdays through Thursdays, when traffic is the heaviest.
Pithiest comment came from Tony McCoy with a real barb for the Beeb on their savage cutback on TV coverage when he said of Binocular: "The best chance you have of seeing him on the BBC is on Top Gear.
What all of this comes down to is recognizing the need for change, an attitude captured brilliantly in one of the late folk singer Harry Chapin's pithiest couplets:
Now Snicket has published a collection of his pithiest aphorisms, which includes acid drops of waspish wit such as: "Never look a gift lion in the mouth.
PLANTED MODESTLY in the middle of this new study is its pithiest assertion: "Simply put, in urban America, being gay comes with a gym membership.
Far from being an escape from the death-culture of the New Britain, then, the idolization of art proves the pithiest symbol of Waugh's ghastly Welfare State, and a very literal dead-end for his Miles Plastic.
colorblindness, offering one of the pithiest responses: "In order
Here Conrad makes judicious choices of scenes from film, fiction and drama to create a very tasty plate of hors d'oeuvres, whether for those who know and love the patron work or those who would like to learn more about the pithiest parts of literature.
Both want to do what the short biography excels at: Choose the pithiest details so the man comes alive.