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Laurel and Hardy

Pronunciation: /ˌlôrəl ən ˈhärdē/
US comedy duo that consisted of Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson) (1890–1965) and Oliver Hardy (1892–1957). British-born Laurel played the scatterbrained and often tearful innocent; Hardy played his pompous, overbearing, and frequently exasperated friend. They brought their distinctive slapstick comedy to many movies from 1927.

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Syllabification: Lau·rel and Har·dy

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