Stanley Unwin: Master of nonsense Professor” Stanley Unwin specialised in an unfathomable verbal style, replete with malapropisms and poetic gobbledegook.[Look at it only if you can bear to read the following statement: "Fascinated by the absurdity of this language and with that of Edward Lear of Jabberwocky fame, he developed his own bizarre vocabulary, Unwinese, [...]
Obituary: Stanley Unwin
Few variety artistes have caught the public�s imagination quite like Stanley Unwin, the self-styled �Professor of Unwinese�, a glottal-stopped gobbledegookian language that sounded deceptively like English trying to swallow itself. For more than fifty years he gave bewildering humorous expositions which might almost have come from the pages of Finnegans Wake. Unwinese developed [...]
The American Mix | Your Guide to Intelligent Fun
[Julie Rybicki suggested this: 'It tells the tale of the writer Howard Norman's strange pub encounter with an old man, who, after hearing on the CBC radio of Norman's affection for Edward Lear, gives Norman an original ornithological Lear print of a raven. This Raven print, [...]
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