[yes-per-suh n, jes-]
- (Jens) Ot·to (Har·ry) [yens ot-oh hahr-ee] /yɛns ˈɒt oʊ ˈhɑr i/, 1860–1943, Danish philologist.
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What character would you advise me to select, Mr. Jespersen?
And it is you who have frightened my servants half out of their wits, Jespersen?
Jespersen pleaded guilty of adultery and polygamy, and was sentenced to imprisonment for eight years.The Story of the Mormons
William Alexander Linn
"Go as Beauty," suggested Mr. Jespersen, blushing at the thought of his audacity.
Doctor Jespersen admits that our tongue has a certain masculine ungainliness.Confessions of a Book-Lover
Maurice Francis Egan
- (Jens) Otto (Harry). 1860–1943, Danish philologist: author of Modern English Grammar (1909–31)
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