Sweet Henry

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 (swēt), Henry 1845-1912.
British phonetician and philologist. A founder of modern phonetics, he is known especially for his History of English Sounds (1874).
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He came to Promises, Promises with two Broadway shows under his belt, the flops A Joyful Noise and Henry, Sweet Henry, and two Tony nominations.
Jen's battle-axe granny emotionally softens as she takes drastic action to try and get her granddaughter back together with her current beau, the sweet Henry.