Posts tagged ‘art and literature fact’

May 12, 2014

may 12

Holmes never said ‘Elementary, my dear Watson’,  in the original Arthur Conan Doyle novels and stories. Holmes says ‘Elementary!’ and ‘my dear Watson’ at various points, but never together. The first recorded use of this exact phrase is actually in a P. G. Wodehouse novel, Psmith, Journalist.

Source: http://www.interestingliterature.com

May 1, 2014

may1st

J.R.R. Tolkien typed the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy using only two fingers.

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November 14, 2013

nov14

Dr. Seuss wrote “Green Eggs and Ham” after his editor dared him to write a book using fewer than 50 different words.

Source: www.earlymoments.com