18 March 2011

I found this via my lovely wife's blog of randomness and she found it on Shiloh Walker's blog who found it at The Bookaholic Zone who got it from Storytime With Tonya & Friends which, as far as we can tell, seems to be the originator.


* Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section of this blog.
* Post a link along with your post back to this blog.
* Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

Every year since we were very young, Dad has gotten us each at least one book for Christmas.  They are rarely books we would buy for ourselves but are always books we enjoy.  One of those, from many years ago, is The Complete Murhpy's Law: A Definitive Collection, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like.  As an example, here's sentence five from page 56:
DOW'S LAW: In a hierarchical organization, the higher the level, the greater the confusion.

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