leacock leacock  /ˈli ˌkɑk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Canadian economist best remembered for his humorous writings (1869-1944)

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News

  • POLICE LOG: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

    BURGLARYUPPER LEACOCK TWP.: A small amount of money was stolen from a cash register at Miller's Repair, 551 Gibbons Road, over the weekend.EAST HEMPFIELD TWP.: A wallet containing cash and credit cards was stolen June 6 from Kathy's Nail Spa on Rohrerstown Road. Cash also was taken from the register...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

Quotes

  1. Jewell added: "Leacock can play at right-back, midfield, and centre back so he's a valued member of the squad."
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: Paul Jewell Source: BBC Sport

  2. It's an ensemble show about a cast of quirky characters whose tone Thicke describes as falling "somewhere between Stephen Leacock and Pimp My Ride."
    on Jan 5, 2008 By: Alan Thicke Source: Canada.com

  3. "The Ontario government is pleased to support the Leacock Summer Festival which will boost tourism in Orillia," said Bradley. "Supporting festivals, events and attractions provides an economic boost to communities across the province, and...
    on Jun 28, 2007 By: Jim Bradley Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

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