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Silly Syclopedia, The

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.


Silly Syclopedia

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


Noah Lott

(An Ex-relative of Noah Webster)

Embellished with
Numerous and Distracting
Cuts and Diagrams by

Louis F. Grant

G.W. Dillingham
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!
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