April 13, 2004
From Collected Miscellany.
"The police were quite kind, and read me lectures on drunkenness, with the usual stuff about seeing that I still had some good in me etc. etc."
-- "Clink," by George Orwell, from his Essays
Now you try:
Posted by Woodlief on April 13, 2004 at 10:26 PM
1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
I would, but I don't officially acknowledge reading the kind of book that's closest to hand.
Posted by: susanna at April 13, 2004 11:22 PM
There's no shame in it. We've all indulged our passion for Dr. Suess from time to time.
Posted by: Tony at April 14, 2004 3:35 PM
I don't have a journal, so let me try it here --
"...as opposed to wasting two years of your life?"
Okay, maybe my old paperback of Starship Troopers wasn't a good choice. Let's try again.
"The redirection of standard input is just like redirection of output, but using the character '
Hmm, maybe "UNIX - The Book" by Banahan & Rutter wasn't the best choice either. One more time --
Yep, that's the fifth sentence on page 23 of Fred Cuellar's "How To Buy A Diamond". NOW we're talking!
thanks for the smiles, folks.
Daniel in Medford
Posted by: Daniel in Medford at May 4, 2004 9:49 AM