L(yman) Frank
[lahy-muh n] /ˈlaɪ mən/ (Show IPA), 1856–1919, U.S. journalist, playwright, and author of children’s books.
Vicki, 1888–1960, U.S. novelist, born in Austria.
Contemporary Examples

Baum inquired about whether Valle had ever actually met or even spoken on the phone with any of those he chatted with online.
Cannibal Cop May Be Saved by His Own Words Michael Daly February 27, 2013

A few years later, Baum posited that the math behind tumor growth looked more like chaos theory than anything else.
How Big Pharma Holds Back in the War on Cancer ProPublica April 22, 2014

Baum’s review was awesome: This is a disgraceful book, both in what O’Connor has to say and how she has chosen to say it.
Now She Tells Us Michael Tomasky April 28, 2013

Baum continued on to a fantasy chat in which Valle had spoken of selling actual women for particular prices.
Cannibal Cop May Be Saved by His Own Words Michael Daly February 27, 2013

Baum brought onto the screens a February 27, 2012, fantasy chat in which Valle had said, “Some waterboarding will be in order.”
Cannibal Cop May Be Saved by His Own Words Michael Daly February 27, 2013

Historical Examples

Early in the day he sent men, under Nichols and Herrick, to get into the rear of Baum’s position.
Hero Tales From American History Henry Cabot Lodge, and Theodore Roosevelt

And another (Sepsis cynipsea,) emits a fragrant odour of Baum.
An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. II (of 4) William Kirby

Colonel Baum and his dragoons fought like brave men, and for a long time could not be broken.
The Yankee Tea-party Henry C. Watson

In this country the term is principally confined to the aromtres of Baum, on account of their general use by Continental chemists.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

Col. Baum, who was mortally wounded, said of the provisionals, “They fought more like hell-hounds than like soldiers.”
Revolutionary Reader Sophie Lee Foster

L(yman) Frank 1856–1919, US novelist, author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) and its sequels


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