George Vere Hobart Philpot (1867-1926) was a Canadian author and humourist. He wrote under the pseudonym Noah Lott. He wrote The Silly Syclopedia in 1905.
A Terrible Thing in the Form of a Literary Torpedo which is Launched
for HILARIOUS PURPOSES ONLY Inaccurate in Every Particular Containing
Copious Etymological Derivations and Other Useless Things
(An Ex-relative of Noah Webster)
Numerous and Distracting
Cuts and Diagrams by
Louis F. Grant
Publishers New York
Copyright, 1905, by
G.W. Dillingham Company
Entered at Stationers' Hall
Issued July, 1905
The Silly Syclopedia
Lives of great men all remind us Life is really not worth while If we cannot leave behind us Some excuses for a smile!