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Eric Partridge

New Zealand-born lexicographer, editor and author (1894-1979)

1894   -   1979

country of citizenship: New Zealand
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Queensland
occupation: lexicographer, writer, editor

Eric Honeywood Partridge (6 February 1894 – 1 June 1979) was a New Zealand–British lexicographer of the English language, particularly of its slang. His writing career was interrupted only by his service in the Army Education Corps and the RAF correspondence department during World War II.
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