unearths some literary gems.
From "The Cleverest Clue," by Laurence W. Mynell:
"We'll step down the road to the 'Ship,' unless you've joined one of these anti-everything leagues lately?"
He was a professor and had all the letters after his name that you could think of.... He always spoke just so, like a dictionary.
When he talked, he talked like a dictionary; when he didn't want to talk, he could be as dumb as a doughnut.