H. L. Mencken

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Noun1.H. L. Mencken - United States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956)H. L. Mencken - United States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956)
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I suppose back then I'd have called a book like this latest one a chrestomathy, swiping from H.
In 1917, the New York Evening Mail published ''A Neglected Anniversary,'' a facetious essay by H.
Some accounts would have it that Loos wrote her book after watching the supposedly intellectual and worldly magazine editor, H.
In the late 19th century, German-speaking householders referred to their black servants as die blaue [the blues] after the servants had figured out what die schwartze meant, according to H.
Why should Americans, whose intelligence we are enjoined by H.
Imagine William Jennings Bryant coauthoring an op-ed with H.
Nice Mencken article [Unvarnished Truth: The Incomparable H.
The book tries to hagiographize Thomas, an anomic writer of little renown, beforehand, into death's equivalent of Ring Lardner, the famed sportswriter, or H.
The celebrated Baltimore contrarian (and inveterate racist) H.
Zinsser's Columbia years reinforced his distrust of credulity, later strengthened by the skepticism of German enlightenment as interpreted by H.