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noun: raconteur; plural noun: raconteurs
origin: French

1. a person who tells anecdotes in a skillful and amusing way.

  • synonyms: storyteller, teller of tales, spinner of yarns, narrator; rareanecdotist, anecdotalist

"an interviewer with his favorite raconteur, Studs Terkel"

Robert McKercher is a writer, editor, doodler, and information services professional. He earned a Masters degree in information resources and library science from the University of Arizona and works for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) project as a Project Librarian. In his spare time he enjoys music, baseball, comics, and the absurd. He lives in Tucson, Arizona with his wife and three dogs.