absurd story

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That wicked boy has been frightening the whole school, Miss Halcombe, by declaring that he saw a ghost yesterday evening," answered the master; "and he still persists in his absurd story, in spite of all that I can say to him.
In reality (not that this game deals in that very often), it's much more the other way around: It's an absolutely absurd story that uses action-game mechanics to progress forward.
In the latest twist in an increasingly absurd story, the recent altercation aboard a JetBlue flight over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict turns out to have been between two Jewish women, the New York Post reports.
But there's also a question of putting too much gravity on an essentially absurd story.
The semi-abstract, crayon-style illustrations lend the impression of a child's wonder, in this delightfully absurd story, ideal for young people who are just beginning to read on their own.
Yet the same absurd story line, with dramatic plot variations, is peddled over and over again.
It's a totally absurd story about an old 2002 model jeep", he said.
Instead, the producers' lawsuit contends, ABC killed off two characters by sending their car over a cliff, and tarnished the remaining characters by "creating absurd story lines, having characters do things they would never do, and destroying critical character relationships popular with soap fans.
Whilst that episode was a delirious mixture of absurd story, complex issues and well-developed characters, The Waldo Moment sadly misfires on all accounts aiming a barb that mainly attacks reality television more than the dangerous mingling of politics and entertainment.
The play, which was first staged at the Yale School of Drama in 1974, tells the unusual and absurd story of an estranged family aboard the ship in an off-the-wall interpretation of the notorious maritime disaster.
It is an absurd story of a handful of derring-do adventurers attempting to retrieve a cache of White Russian diamonds from deep in Soviet Russia.
The quietly absurd story, balancing compassion and humor in a pitch perfect deadpan, skewers passion and in the process exposes the poignant loneliness that lurks at the heart of these humane satires.