Lawrence, D. H.
A twentieth-century British author. Two of his best-regarded works are Sons and Lovers and Women in Love. Lawrence is known for his frank treatment of sex and for the radical ideas on society and the family that he voiced in his books.
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A Brief History of the Letter HThough it’s a high-value letter in Scrabble and Words with Friends, H is a relatively common letter. Statistically speaking, it is the eighth most commonly used letter in the English language. That’s because H is usually paired with other consonants like wh, ch, sh, and gh. H is found in the most common two-letter pair (th) and in the most common three-letter combination (the). (The letter …
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