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[lee-kok] /ˈli kɒk/

Stephen (Butler) 1869–1944, Canadian humorist and economist.
Stephen Butler. 1869–1944, Canadian humorist and economist: his comic works include Literary Lapses (1910) and Frenzied Fiction (1917)


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