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Barry Jackson

(1879–1961) English director and manager. Trained as an architect, Jackson was heir to a fortune derived from one of the leading grocery firms in the Midlands. In 1907 he founded ...


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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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... Village Voice , 10 Dec. 1996 , at 95. • “Sears said I should eat just one [bowl of Thai salad], sans [read without ] noodles.” Molly Martin , “Lunching in the Zone with Author Barry Sears,” Seattle Times , 16 Mar. 1997 , at 6. • “It was here, originally sans [read without ] dancers and dance moves, that the singer actually became the star.” Mike Bell , “Janet Jackson Delivers Hits and Misses,” Calgary Herald , 3 Sept. 2015 , at C2. As an English word, it's pronounced /sanz/ , not /sahnz/ . In fact, though, its most frequent use in English is...