(n.) = yarn ; anecdote. Ex: Every teacher, I suppose, has his own collection of favorite yarns based on personal experiences. Ex: For instance, if a person is working on building a radio program, the librarian should provide her with background information that helps to set the tone of the program, with facts and foibles of celebrities, with case histories of successful campaigns, with analogies, quotations, and anecdotes, and so on. ---- * anécdota obligatoria de contar = must tell. * contar una anécdota = tell + a story. * persona que sabe contar anécdotas = raconteur.