Book meme at 5:39AM

  • Grab the nearest book.
  • Open it to page 56.
  • Find the fifth sentence.
  • Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
  • Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.

“It is still in dispute whether wars between neighbors occur mainly because they fight over territory, because they generate disagreements in their day-to-day interaction, or because they are more easily available for fights—but Vasquez (1995) presents a strong case for the territorial explanation.”

I’m selling textbooks online, you see…

3 Replies to “Book meme at 5:39AM”

  1. “This becomes a self-JOIN on on the set of immediate subordinates of the parent under consideration.”

    From ‘Joe Celko’s Trees and Hierarchies in SQL for Smarties’

  2. “Remember Mrs. Gutierrez?”

    -The Mediator: Twilight by Meg Cabot

    Wow, that wasn’t really all that exciting.

  3. ‘His heart was overflowing.’

    Not bad…

    – Sentimental Education by Flaubert, translated by Robert Baldick and Geoffrey Wall.

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