Obituary: Stanley Unwin

Obituary: Stanley Unwin
Few variety artistes have caught the public�s imagination quite like Stanley Unwin, the self-styled �Professor of Unwinese�, a glottal-stopped gobbledegookian language that sounded deceptively like English trying to swallow itself. For more than fifty years he gave bewildering humorous expositions which might almost have come from the pages of Finnegans Wake.
Unwinese developed out of bedtime stories that he had invented for his children, together with an admiration he had for the nonsense poet Edward Lear.
The Times

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