|A book-quote meme.
||[Aug. 10th, 2006|10:26 am]
1. Grab the nearest book.|
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your LJ along with these instructions.
5. Don’t you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.
6. Tag five people.
"'Put away that bow, Master Elf!'
The bow and arrow fell from Legolas' hands, and his arms hung loose at his sides.
'And you, Master Dwarf, pray take your hand away from your axe haft, till I am up! You will not need such arguments.'"
I tag anyone who wishes to partake in this meme.
centimetre or (US)centimeter: noun, a unit of length equal to one hundredth of a metre.
the next one is centipede, then central, central bank and central government.
It sounds boring but really I find dictionaries to be rather fascinating, and so very useful for spelling things properly online. Which is why it is the handiest book!
Mmmm. Dictionary goodness...
To be sure, some temporary pain might result from returning to the gold standard, but consider the alternative: "A man's hand is hopelessly shattered," Garfield imagined, "it might be amputated or he dies; but the moment the surgeon's knife touches the skin, he blubbers like a boy and cries, 'don't cut it! Take away the knife!' The natural laws of circulation were amputated by and by."
"Honesty is the best policy," Garfield insisted, "even when running for Congress."
--Great Presidential Wit, Bob Dole