Wednesday, February 13, 2008

A Bookish Meme

As seen at Inner Dorothy

Pick up the nearest book of 123 pages or more.(no cheating!)
A Short History of Nearly Everything (Bill Bryson ANchor Canada 2003) Haven't even read this one yet.
Find page 123.
Find the first 5 sentences.
Post the next 3 sentences.
I need hardly point out that when he did get one it tended to be good. Einstein's next idea was one of the greatest that anyone has ever had -- indeed, the very greatest, according to Boorse, Motz, and Weaver in their thoughtful history of atomic science. "As the creation of a single mind," they write, "it is undoubtedly the highest intellectual achievement of humanity," which is of course as good as a compliment can get.

In theory I now tag 5 people. Whatever. IF you want to do this, go ahead, if not, don't.

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