Tag: etymology

Missouri S&T professor a clue on ‘Jeopardy!’

Posted by on January 7, 2016

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This professor of foreign languages at Missouri University of Science and Technology was a clue this week on the popular TV game show Jeopardy!

Who is Dr. Gerald Cohen?

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Missouri S&T etymologist recognized for lifetime achievement

Posted by on June 10, 2015

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Dr. Gerald Cohen, professor of foreign languages at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was recently recognized with a lifetime achievement award from the Dictionary Society of North America for his work in etymology.

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UMR professor writes book on origin of ‘hot dog’

Posted by on November 29, 2004

Dr. Gerald Cohen, a professor of foreign languages at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has just published a 300-page book Origin of the Term ‘Hot Dog’ together with word sleuths Barry Popik and the late David Shulman.

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