Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) was a noted American writer, critic and social commentator who contributed occasional reviews and essays to the New Statesman.

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The Old Statesman
18 April 2013
Four: Superb and fabulous. These words are, too, being terribly overworked and applied in inappropriate connections....
The Old Statesman
11 April 2013
Three: Massive. This word has become one of the worst bores and nuisances of both British and American journalism, and...
The Old Statesman
02 April 2013
Number two: "Religionist".
The Old Statesman
25 March 2013
Number one: "Womanizer"