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date: 08 December 2019

Abercrombie, Davidlocked

  • M. K. C. MacMahon


Abercrombie, David (1909–1992), phonetician, was born in Birkenhead on 19 December 1909, the eldest of the three sons and a daughter of the poet and critic Lascelles Abercrombie (1881–1938) and Catherine, née Gwatkin (1881–1968). One of his brothers was the biologist Michael Abercrombie (1912–1979)...

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