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The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley

The Romance of Names

Ernest Weekley

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Professor Ernest Weekley (1865-1954) was a British philologist. From 1898 to 1938 he was Professor of Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham. One of his pupils D. H. Lawrence married his wife, Frieda. He was the author of a number of worksMoreProfessor Ernest Weekley (1865-1954) was a British philologist. From 1898 to 1938 he was Professor of Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham. One of his pupils D. H. Lawrence married his wife, Frieda. He was the author of a number of works on etymology including: The Romance of Words (1912/13/17/22/25), The Romance of Names (1914/14/22), Surnames (1916/1917/1936), A Concise Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (1924), Words Ancient and Modern (1926), More Words Ancient and Modern (1927), Adjectives and Other Words (1930), Words and Names (1932), Something About Words (1935) and Jack and Jill: A Study in Our Christian Names (1939).