An Encyclopedia of Humor by Lowell D. Streiker

By Lowell D. Streiker

Lowell Streiker's Encyclopedia of Humor offers plentiful "good fresh enjoyable" everytime you desire inspirational slices of existence, bracing quips, quotable knowledge, or a fresh dose of nonsense to complement your sermons or talks.

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Reed, who had been a member of the Little Brown Church for more than fifty years, loved to hear a fiery sermon. She would rock back and forth in the front pew in time to the minister's cadences, take a dip of snuff, and cry, "A-a-a-amen," at every ministerial denunciation. " One Sunday the minister began, "And now let me talk about another vicious habit that, fortunately, is going increasingly out of fashion. I refer to the deplorable practice of snuffdipping—" Whereupon Mrs. Reed sat bolt upright and muttered under her breath, "Wouldn't you know?

They both became lawyers. Then, much to the amazement of Mike, Lefty became a Sunday school teacher. "I bet you don't even know the Lord's Prayer," said Mike. "Everybody knows that," replied Lefty. "It goes, 'Now I lay me down to sleep. . '" "You win," said Mike. " CHURCH LIFE • 35 When my friend Ralph was rector of a small Episcopal chapel in West Virginia, he presided at so many shotgun weddings he renamed his church Winchester Cathedral. I had been invited to speak as a visiting minister at Christ Episcopal Church in Mount Pocono.

At her next confession, she knelt and handed a piece of paper to the priest. He looked at it and said, "What is this? " "Oh dear," said Mrs. Longworth. " 50 • AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF H y m © ^ After church one Sunday at St. Philip's, two members were critiquing Father Thompson's sermon. The first one said, "I thought the sermon was divine. It reminded me of the peace of God. " The second one observed, "It reminded me of the mercy of God. " Shirley Sanders came to First Presbyterian Church every Sunday to look for an eligible bachelor.

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