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Charles Earle Funk

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Died  1957
Books  A Hog on Ice, Heavens to Betsy!: And Other Cur, Thereby Hangs a Tale, Horsefeathers: & Other Curious, The Lucky Knife: A Western

Charles Earle Funk (1881–1957) was an American lexicographer. He was part of the Funk family who owned the publisher Funk & Wagnalls; Dr. Isaac Funk was his uncle.

Under his own name, he wrote several etymological dictionaries, including Thereby Hangs a Tale: Stories of Curious Word Origins, A Hog On Ice & Other Curious Expressions, Heavens To Betsy & Other Curious Expressions, Horsefeathers and Other Curious Words, and 2107 Curious Word Origins, Sayings & Expressions: From White Elephants to Song & Dance.

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