Using the oldest trick in the book, Howard used a dummy in his car to double for him.
—Melissa Boyle Mahle, Denial and Deception (2005)
In one incident, Saul falls for the oldest trick in the book. Michal puts a pillow and clothes under the blankets and says that David is sick in bed while David escapes out the back (I Samuel 19: 11-17).
—Jeffrey C. Geoghegan, The Bible for Dummies (2002)