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S. I. Hayakawa

Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa (1906-1992) was an American educator and US Senator (R., California, 1977-1982). His 1938 book Language in Thought and Action has been widely read, and is now in its fifth edition. It has popularised general semantics.

Hayakawa served as president of San Francisco State College (now University). He founded the political lobbying organization U.S. English.



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