Her mind was a store-house of innocuous anecdote and any question about her acquaintances brought forth a volume of detail; but on the subject of Ethan Frome I found her unexpectedly reticent. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
Her autobiography is sprinkled with amusing anecdotes.
a moving anecdote that belies the real problem
The power of illustrative anecdotes often lies not in how well they present reality, but in how well they reflect the core beliefs of their audience.
David P. Mikkelson
We often pass the time amusing ourselves with anecdotes about you.
Kazuo Ishiguro -- The Remains of the Day
Billy Pilgrim had not heard this anecdote.
Kurt Vonnegut -- Slaughterhouse-Five
My father was telling them anecdotes and expounding his own views on the situation.