West was swallowed within his own extravagance, leaving a tenuous connection to hip-hop's roots of being a display of verbal gymnastics
The verbal gymnastics
some supporters have gone through to "prove" that Obama was not talking about abortion may be the kind of blather that over the years has persuaded the junior senator from Illinois he is invincible.
ON a related topic, this time of year brings some verbal gymnastics
from those determined to avoid the offensive c-word.
Thus, both comedies play like Preston Sturges films dubbed into Portuguese, with all the frantic verbal gymnastics
and loopy flights of fancy the comparison entails.
It was a display of verbal gymnastics
that proved Brown is a better defender than Matt Elliott, Colin Hendry and Christian Dailly put together.
Which means we won't be treated to any more verbal gymnastics
from any of Walford's finest screaming "Rickaaay" at the top of their cockney voices.
The idea was to help middle and high school students in New Brunswick overcome their fear of Shakespeare by showing them that, much like today's rappers, he utilized rhythm, rhyme, verbal gymnastics
and street-smarts to dazzle and draw in the crowd.
IF I could resurrect one great exponent of verbal gymnastics
from the past to debunk the economic fantasists of the SNP, who comprise less than five per cent of the UK electorate yet are running rings around all the other parties, it would be that great man of the Midlands, Dr Samuel Johnson.
THE verbal gymnastics
performed by Chi Onwurah about the colour pink are a wonder to behold.
Regrettably, not even Williams's verbal gymnastics
can conceal those flaws and Miller's film coasts along gently, clumsily bringing together all of the characters for the grandstand finale.
and Rick Astley, and Robin Williams's verbal gymnastics
are on top form.
And what of his master in the White House, George Bush, the Texas cowboy who once kept us journalists' keyboards clattering merrily away with his verbal gymnastics