Paul Beale

Jesse T Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Wed Dec 1 10:43:45 UTC 1999

Some ADS members might be interested to learn of the recent
death of Paul Beale. Beale was the editor of the eighth
edition of Eric Partridge's _Dictionary of Slang and
Unconventional English,_ and a longtime contributor to the
OED and other works. He had been ill for some time.

Jesse Sheidlower
Oxford English Dictionary
<jester at>

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