Example sentences for: dickson

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  • This is not to suggest that Dickson's book is a catalogue of bloopers, or what Amsel Greene (and Jack Smith) like to call pullet surprises . There are many interesting entries in Family Words which, as far as I know, is the first documentation of the genre.

  • The article is a classic, probably the first on the subject to appear in a scholarly journal, though there are other informal references to family language, some of which are documented by Dickson in his Bibliography.

  • Inevitably, some of the entries are more imaginative than others; Dickson will have his hands full if everyone responds giving private words.

  • Paul Dickson has every right to approach names in a light-hearted way, but Juliet's question, What's in a name? can be answered in many more intellectually satisfying ways than this.

  • This slightly enlarged version of Paul Dickson's Names , published by Delacorte Press in 1986, is a light-hearted collection of names that the author considers to be interesting for one reason or another.


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