Richard Lederer's Classic Literary Trivia: from Mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible

Richard Lederer's Classic Literary Trivia: from Mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible

by Richard Lederer

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ISBN-13: 9781423617402
Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date: 02/07/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Richard Lederer is the author of more than 3,000 books and articles about language and humor. Dr. Lederer's syndicated column, "Looking at Language," appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He has been elected International Punster of the Year and been profiled in magazines as diverse as the New Yorker, People, and the National Enquirer. He is a language columnist for the Toastmaster, Pages, and the Farmers' Almanac and hosts "A Way With Words" on public radio each weekend. In 2002, Richard Lederer was named Golden Gavel winner by Toastmasters International.

Table of Contents


Introduction     8
The Bible     12
In Their Own Words     15
Bible by the Numbers     23
Bible Riddles     31
Good Words from the Good Book     39
Holy Moses!     47
Mythology     54
Test Your Mythology IQ     56
There's a God in Your Sentence     64
Mythic Headlines     69
Shakespeare     74
Living Will     77
Bomb-Bard-Ment     85
A Man of Many Titles     93
Not a Passing Phrase     99
Classic Literary Lovers     107

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