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Synonyms for Leacock

Canadian economist best remembered for his humorous writings (1869-1944)

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Following Jucker and Bowers, I believe we can assess Leacock today, after the past century of liberal-technological dominance, alongside aspects of First Nations' thought, as a way of suggesting an alternative to that dominance that need not repeat his racism and sexism.
title role of The Little Opera Company's staging of Merry Christmas, Stephen Leacock
NOTTS COUNTY (4-4-2): Bialkowski; Liddle, Leacock, Pearce, Sheehan; Campbell-Ryce, Labadie (62 mins, Bishop), Hughes, Judge; Arquin, Waite (half-time Boucard).
Who was Stephen Leacock before the publication of Sunshine Sketches and what was it about this alluring book that held the attention of Canadians for many a decade?
Barnsley keeper Luke Steele punched clear Ben Pringle's corner and as the ball bounced up Leacock kept his composure to head home.
Stephen Leacock is our gentleman, and Mordecai Richler is our ungentleman.
Bill is survived by his four children: William Leacock (Michelle) of Fort Pierce, FL, James Leacock (Laura) of South Lyons, MI, Kathryn Leacock (Jean) of Lansing, MI, Mary Leacock of Kokomo, IN; his sister, Dorothy Rand; grandchildren, great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The advantage with Sanofi is all the negatives are priced in and the positives aren't," said Michael Leacock, an analyst at Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc in London.
Director of Public Prosecution Charles Leacock QC told the High Court in Bridgetown that Freeman "brutally deflowered" the teenager despite her protests.
Stephen Leacock does not get much scholarly attention, which is somewhat surprising considering his prolific output of over sixty books and hundreds of articles and pamphlets and his place in Canadian literary history.
The Cottagers then took the lead when Leacock put through his own net in the 78th minute, but Villa equalised with a glancing header two minutes later.
The shortlist has been announced for this year's CAD10,000 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal.
Using case studies of Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Carol Shields, and earlier authors Pauline Johnson, Stephen Leacock, Mazo de la Roche, and Lucy Maud Montgomery, she discusses how each has responded to fame and how citizenship has played a key role.
They will be boosted by the return of centre-backs Claude Davis and Dean Leacock after injury kept them out of the West Ham game, but that won't be enough.
TV replays showed clear contact from Leacock on the Toon defender, which left the former Paris St Germain somewhat miffed as Newcastle left Pride Park with nothing but bruised egos.