November 5th, 2004


Da Fredcritter falls for another meme....

Book Meme
[copied from barbary_coast]

Grab the nearest book.
Open the book to page 23.
Find the fifth sentence.
Post the text of the sentence in your journal...
...along with these instructions.

Actually, there were two books right next to each other in my backpack, so I'll quote the fifth complete* sentence from each.

Antwerp was the center of a group of Mannerist painters whose works were created for export chiefly to Spain, where there was a vogue for decorated and extravagant fantasies in the Flemish manner.


Let us separate: if you go north, I will go south; and if you go south, I will go north.

*The instructions did not specifically address this point, so I made a "ruling" before I opened the books….

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For those of you who aren't subscribed to officialgaiman or don't otherwise see Neil Gaiman's blog, I found this fascinating in a number of respects. CAUTION: the link goes not a not-entirely-worksafe site. Having given the warning, I now pass this along:

I was fascinated to learn the true history of the Hello Kitty vibrator.

I repeat, probably not worksafe, follow the link at your own risk/discretion.

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