Atkinson



Sir Harry Albert, 1831–92, New Zealand statesman, born in England: prime minister 1876–77, 1883–84, 1887–91.
(Justin) Brooks, 1894–1984, U.S. drama critic, journalist, and author.
Theodore Francis (“Ted”) 1916–2005, U.S. jockey, born in Canada.
Contemporary Examples

Barlow was strangely evasive with the police, refusing to confirm he was the person who called Atkinson, yet he obviously was.
The Assemblyman Has a Gun: The Steven Brooks Saga Jon Ralston January 23, 2013

“Red is really hard to do cheaply, so [high-end] designers love it,” Atkinson says.
Scarlet Is the New Black Raquel Laneri August 30, 2014

Scott and Atkinson admit that the complexity involved in making a film can lead to a wild variation in quality.
The Witty Genius of YouTube’s CinemaSins: Everything Wrong with Your Favorite Movie Rich Goldstein April 2, 2014

For those on the more conservative side, Atkinson recommends trying a classic red lipstick.
Scarlet Is the New Black Raquel Laneri August 30, 2014

For Atkinson and Scott, the most important aspect seems to be not taking themselves, or the films they review, too seriously.
The Witty Genius of YouTube’s CinemaSins: Everything Wrong with Your Favorite Movie Rich Goldstein April 2, 2014

Historical Examples

He walked on, over the quiet path which would lead to the house where Atkinson and his wife lived.
Planet of Dreams James McKimmey

I sent some to Prof. Atkinson, who confirmed my classification.
The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise M. E. Hard

As to hostility, Mr. Atkinson, in New Caledonia, had a set of labourers brought in from a distant island.
Social Origins and Primal Law Andrew Lang

A full discussion of the plant will be found in Prof. Atkinson’s book.
The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise M. E. Hard

Through the rocky gorge of the Balïïtz, Mr. Atkinson commenced his ascent of the Alatou.
Some Heroes of Travel W. H. Davenport Adams

noun
Sir Harry Albert. 1831–92, New Zealand statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1876–77; 1883–84; 1887–91)

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