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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 professor’s book uncovers the origin of ‘jazz’

Posted by on December 9, 2015

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A new book written by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher explores how the term “jazz” became a common word in the English language. The book is a result of over 25 years of research on the subject.

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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 ‘hot dog’ author dishes up eatery slang and more in new book

Posted by on September 22, 2006

Dr. Gerald Cohen, professor of foreign languages at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has added eatery slang to his plate of expertise with the publication of his new book, “Studies in Slang VII.”

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