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OTHER WORDS FROM MenckenMenc·ke·ni·an [meng-kee-nee-uhn], /mɛŋˈki ni ən/, adjective, noun
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Hoosegow may not have improved on jail, Mencken pointed out, but was much more fun to say.From ‘Scientist’ to ‘Spam,’ the Surprisingly Playful Origins of English Words|Ralph Keyes|April 1, 2021|Time
From H.L. Mencken: The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition, edited by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers and published by The Library of America.
Copyright renewed 1969 by August Mencken and Mercantile Safe Deposit Trust Co.
As H.L. Mencken wrote, “There is little in New York that does not spring from money.”
It means Paine, Thoreau, Emerson, Chesterton, Mencken, Orwell.
H.L. Mencken, admittedly a fast man with a hyperbolic comparison, thought him more profound than Henry James.
Mr. Mencken explains why the use of "sick" for "ill" is taboo in England, except among the very youngest Realists.Confessions of a Book-Lover|Maurice Francis Egan
Mencken, p. 10, it is thus loftily described: "Catalogus per-rarus rarissimis libris superbiens."
Mencken, p. 10, it would appear that a third volume, containing translations of some MSS.
You are, let us say, the very epitome of the man Mr. Mencken and Mr. Lewis tell us about so charmingly.Gladiator|Philip Wylie
It has been twice edited, by Mencken and by Riedel; both editions are said to be inaccurate.The Grey Friars in Oxford|Andrew G. Little