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Jonah and the Whale

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Mr. Colbert, Professor of Astronomy in Chicago, in a chapter on “Star Grouping,” tells us that the whale referred to is the star-group “Cetus,” and that Jonah is the “Moon passing through it in three days and nights.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Johnstone’s Tippet (St.)
Join the Majority
Joint
Jolly
Jolly Dog (A)
Jolly God (The)
Jolly Good Fellow (A)
Jolly Green
Jolly Roger (The)
Jollyboat
Jonah and the Whale
Jonas
Jonathan
Jonathan and David
Jonathan’s
Jonathan’s Arrows
Jonc (French)
Joncs
Jordan Passed
Jordeloo
Jormungandar