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    This is doing the rounds on Facebook, so I thought we could do it here too.

    It is National Book Week. The rules are: Grab the closest book to you. Turn to page 56. Copy the 5th sentence as your message. Don't mention the book.
    "This morning there was a rubber hand, the nails painted red, the kind of thing you can buy around Halloween, actually all year round now, in the front hall under my mailbox."

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    'I tried to tell her how excited I was about life and the things we could do together; saying that, and planning to leave Denver in two days.'
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    'He will, or would, hardly condescend to shave anybody who has not been in Debrett for the last three hundred years'
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    "But what is it? What's the big deal?"
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    "An applet is a mini-program that will run only under a Web browser."
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    "At that point it felt like I was at the height of my fame, and whatever I could do to open the eyes of people, to widen their idea of what hip-hop was, I wanted to do."
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    "This is interesting" Oh, thats a rather short and boring line :'(
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    The first book I opened, page 56 was blank.

    Attempt 2: 'Sycamore shoulders oak, / Bines the slim sapling yoke, / Ivy-spun halters choke / Elms stout and tall.'
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    'When it came time for the guitar solo, I nailed it, and everybody started freaking out about how great it was.'
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    "One can thing of the black hole as tunneling through the Euclidean region and emerging as a pair of oppositely charged black holes that accelerate away from each other pulled apart by the magnetic field."
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    "For French adjectives, linguists have often advocated an analysis in terms of subtraction: the masculine form is formed from the feminine form by subtracting the final consonant (Bloomsfield 1933:217)."

    Yeah, the closest book to me was a book on morphology. ¬_¬
 
 
 
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