Marcos (Natsuko Ohama) pours concrete over the corpses of construction workers who helped build her Manila Film Center, and then quibbles
over the exact body count (``only eight, not 100'').
These are quibbles
and would probably prompt a spirited dinner discussion with an author who has obviously thought carefully about the taxonomy of architectural history before producing a guide of extraordinary concision.
But these are minor quibbles
in what is otherwise a comprehensive and methodical book.
Some listeners may have a few quibbles
with Aragorn's lisp, which can detract from his "kingliness," and Frodo's tendency to snarl rather than to be nobly long-suffering, but overall this is a splendid production and, like NPR's enjoyable version, also an excellent alternative for the aural learner.
Undoubtedly other scholars will have quibbles
with some of his interpretations and applications in today's world but that is what adds to the fascination of these stories.
but a few quibbles
, one per paragraph, regarding your November/December 2000 item on me:
However, there is a factual error and I have some minor quibbles
do not get to the heart of the problem with this book: For a conservative, Shalit has remarkably little appreciation for history.
There were the usual quibbles
about "authenticity," but when you've got two literary hunks like these steaming up the screen, I say accents, schmaccents