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Reading
   play at   
The Madjeski Stadium
Reading
   football club is known as   
The Royals
Boustrophedon
   means   
Writing Where the Reading Direction Changes Every Line
Reading direction changes from right-to-left to left-to-right each line.
Vicarious
   means   
Experienced or Gained Through Someone Else, Such As Through Watching or Reading
Moses Hadas
   said   
"Thank You for Sending Me a Copy of Your Book; I'll Waste No Time Reading It."
The Reading Railroad
   costs   
$200
Railroad
Reading
   ,   
Writing, Arithmetic
The colloquial three 'r's' of basic learning
A Mummy
   can be killed by   
Reading to It from the Golden Book of Amun-Ra
'The Mummy'
Jean-Honoré Fragonard
   painted   
A Young Girl Reading
1776; French; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Reading
   is the county town of   
Berkshire
Tasseography
   is defined as   
The Art of Reading Tea Leaves
Sir David Wilkie
   painted   
The Chelsea Pensioners Reading the Waterloo Dispatch
Oil on wood, Wellington Museum
Jean Cocteau
   said   
"After the Writer’s Death, Reading His Journal is Like Receiving a Long Letter."
French author, filmmaker.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972)
   has the last line:   
“Fatigue Reading Four and a Half. Looks Good! We're Going for Seconds. Attention, Gonads, We're Going for a Record.”
Woody Allen
   said   
"I Took a Speed Reading Course and Read 'War and Peace' in Twenty Minutes. It Involves Russia."
John Ruskin
   said   
"A Book Worth Reading is Worth Buying"
English art critic
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"Either Write Something Worth Reading or Do Something Worth Writing"
American statesman, scientist and philosopher
Joseph Addison
   said   
"Of All the Diversions of Life, There is None So Proper to Fill up Its Empty Spaces As the Reading of Useful and Entertaining Authors"
English essayist, poet and dramatist
Joseph Joubert
   said   
"The Worst Thing About New Books is That They Keep Us from Reading the Old Ones"
French Moralist
'The British Museum Reading Room' by Louis MacNeice
   has the opening lines   
Under the Hive-like Dome the Stooping Haunted Readers...
Go up and down the alleys. 1907-1963
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
The Poetry Reading
"at high noon at a small college near the beach, sober"
Jim Harrison
   wrote   
After Reading Takahashi
"Nothing is the same to anyone. Moscow is east of Nairobi"
Louis MacNeice
   wrote   
The British Museum Reading Room
"Under the hive-like dome the stooping haunted readers go up and down the alleys"
Poetry Reading (Ants)
   was performed by   
Chapman, Gilliam, Idle and Jones
Old Lady: "Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, it's so nice to see such a large turnout this afternoon. And I'd like to start off by welcoming our guest speakers for this afternoon,... Mr Wadsworth..." Wordsworth: "Wordsworth!" Old Lady: "Sorry, Wordsworth... Mr John Koots, and Percy Bysshe." Shelley: "Shelley!" Old Lady: "Just a little one, medium dry, (a dwarf assistant pours her a sherry) and Alfred Lorde." Tennyson: "Tennyson." Old Lady: "Tennis ball!" Tennyson: "Son! Son!"
Édouard Vuillard
   painted   
Madame Vuillard Reading the Newspaper
1898; oil on board; Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
The Coen Brothers
   directed   
Burn After Reading (2008)
Labiomancy
   is divination by   
Lip Reading
Off-The-Film Metering
   is described as   
A Method to Determine Exposure by Reading Light Reflected from the Film During Picture-taking.
Through-The-Lens Metering
   is described as   
Meter That Determines Exposure for the Scene by Reading Light That Passes Through the Lens
Built into the camera
Ira Sadoff
   wrote   
Palm Reading in Winter
1978
George Stubbs
   painted   
Lady Reading in a Wooded Park
1768/70, oil on canvas; private collection
Gabriël Metsu
   painted   
Woman Reading a Letter
1665, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
Giovanni Bellini
   painted   
St. Jerome Reading
1505, oil on panel; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Chad Feldheimer
   was played by Brad Pitt in   
Burn After Reading (2008)
Directors, The Coen Brothers
Mark Twain
   said   
"Be Careful About Reading Health Books, You May Die of a Misprint."
Aldbrickham
   is Thomas Hardy's name for   
Reading
'The Village Blacksmith' by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
   has the opening lines   
Under the Spreading Chestnut Tree the Village Smithy Stands...
Arithmetic
   is missing from the title of   
Reading, Writing & ___
The Sundays (1990)
The Reading, Leeds Festival
   is held in   
The U.K.
An annual music festival held simultaneously in Leeds and Reading. Held over the Bank Holiday weekend.
"Ages of Man - Readings From Shakespeare"
   was released by   
John Gielgud
1980 - Best Spoken Word Album






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