[Ads-l] Robin Hamilton

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 3 00:23:09 UTC 2017

An email from his widow reports the sad news of the passing, some weeks
ago, of our friend and colleague Robin Hamilton.

Robin often demonstrated his capacity to combine a sense of humor with
ferociously accurate and original scholarship. He had a more detailed
knowledge  of early English cant and slang than anyone else in the world,
or so I would wager.

A real loss for all of us.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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