insipid remark

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After the moving story which looked at living conditions and in which Banker took pains to stress the danger of the assignment, Lyles, picking one of the least important parts of the series, commented about one facet of the living conditions with, "Not much of a sink, was it?" Marsh compounded the insipid remark with, "No, no Holiday Inn." With all the drama and emotion of the report, those silly remarks cheapened the whole effort.
I've chosen to not give bigots attention and I therefore won't quote the stream of hateful, insipid remarks directed at Voloder by cowards.
One Sunday, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers, enduring interminable commercials, listening to the insipid remarks of sportscasters, watching washed up ex-coaches make silly circles and lines on an overlay of the previous play, we decided, after a couple of Guinnesses, to solve all of our problems, simply, the way Rocky Bleier would have run through the entire backfield of the best the NVA could have put on the field.