[rob-in-suh n] /ˈrɒb ɪn sən/
bill (“bojangles”) 1878–1949, u.s. tap dancer.
[bawrd-muh n,, bohrd-] /ˈbɔrd mən,, ˈboʊrd-/ (show ipa), 1876–1952, u.s. painter and ill-strator, born in nova scotia.
brooks calbert, born 1937, u.s. baseball player.
edward g (emanuel goldenberg) 1893–1973, u.s. actor, born in romania.
edwin arlington, 1869–1935, u.s. poet.
frank, born 1935, u.s. baseball player: first black manager in major leagues, 1975.
frederick john, viscount g-derich
[gohd-rich] /ˈgoʊd rɪtʃ/ (show ipa), 1st earl of ripon, 1782–1859, british statesman: prime minister 1827–28.
jack roosevelt (“jackie”) 1919–72, u.s. baseball player.
james harvey, 1863–1936, u.s. historian.
mary, born 1944, irish lawyer and politician: first woman president 1990–97.
ray (walker smith”sugar ray”) 1921–1989, u.s. boxer.
sir robert, 1886–1975, english chemist: n-bel prize 1947.
a male given name.
edward g., real name emanuel goldenberg. 1893–1973, us film actor, born in romania, famous esp for gangster roles. his films include little caesar (1930), brother orchid (1940), double indemnity (1944), and all my sons (1948)
edward arlington. 1869–1935, us poet, author of narrative verse, often based on arthurian legend. his works include collected poems (1922), the man who died twice (1924), and tristram (1927)
(william) heath. 1872–1944, british cartoonist and book ill-strator, best known for his comic drawings of fantastic machines
john (arthur thomas)1919–83, british bishop and theologian, best known for his controversial honest to g-d (1963), which popularized radical theological discussion. he was suffragan bishop of woolwich (1959–69)
mary. born 1944, irish barrister and politician: president of ireland 1990–97; un high commissioner for human rights (1997–2002)
smokey, real name william robinson. born 1940, us motown singer, songwriter, and producer. his h-ts include “the tears of a clown” (1970) (with the miracles) and “being with you” (1981)
“sugar” ray, real name walker smith. 1921–89, us boxer, winner of the world middleweight championship on five separate occasions
see: before you can say jack robinson
- 1st earl ripon frederick john, viscount goderich robinson
[rob-in-suh n] /ˈrɒb ɪn sən/ noun bill (“bojangles”) 1878–1949, u.s. tap dancer. boardman [bawrd-muh n,, bohrd-] /ˈbɔrd mən,, ˈboʊrd-/ (show ipa), 1876–1952, u.s. painter and ill-strator, born in nova scotia. brooks calbert, born 1937, u.s. baseball player. edward g (emanuel goldenberg) 1893–1973, u.s. actor, born in romania. edwin arlington, 1869–1935, u.s. poet. frank, born 1935, […]
- 1st earl russell
[ruhs-uh l] /ˈrʌs əl/ noun bertrand (arthur william), 3rd earl, 1872–1970, english philosopher, mathematician, and author: n-bel prize in literature 1950. charles edward, 1860–1941, u.s. journalist, sociologist, biographer, and political leader. charles taze [teyz] /teɪz/ (show ipa), (“pastor russell”) 1852–1916, u.s. religious leader and publisher: founder of jehovah’s witnesses. elizabeth mary, countess (mary annette beauchamp”elizabeth”) […]
- 1st earl salisbury
[ses-uh l, sis- or for 5, see-suh l] /ˈsɛs əl, ˈsɪs- or for 5, ˈsi səl/ noun (edgar algernon) robert (1st viscount cecil of chelwood) 1864–1958, british statesman: n-bel peace prize 1937. robert (1st earl of salisburyand1st viscount cecil of cranborne) 1563–1612, british statesman (son of william cecil). robert arthur talbot gascoyne-, salisbury (def 1). […]
- 1st earl shaftesbury
[shafts-buh-ree, shahfts-] /ˈʃæfts bə ri, ˈʃɑfts-/ noun anthony ashley cooper, 1st earl of, 1621–83, english statesman. anthony ashley cooper, 3rd earl of, 1671–1713, english moral philosopher (grandson of anthony ashley cooper, 1st earl of shaftesbury). anthony ashley cooper, 7th earl of, 1801–85, english philanthropist. shaftesbury /ˈʃɑːftsbərɪ; -brɪ/ noun 1st earl of, t-tle of anthony ashley […]
- 1st earl sidney godolphin
[goh-dol-fin, guh-] /goʊˈdɒl fɪn, gə-/ noun sidney, 1st earl of, 1645–1712, english statesman and financier. g-dolphin /ɡəˈdɒlfɪn/ noun sidney. 1st earl of g-dolphin. 1645–1712, english statesman; as lord treasurer, he managed the financing of marlborough’s campaigns in the war of the spanish succession