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Posted on 20 November 2008 in Funny, Memes, Quick links, Robotics

Cats and robots. What more does a meme need?

Book meme

Posted on 13 November 2008 in Memes

Via the unofficial planet python, specifically Grig Gheorghiu:

  • 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.

Here's mine, from A Vertical Empire by C. N. Hill (a history of the british space programme):

"All this wrangling cannot have helped the progress at Saunders Roe, or the prospect of trying to sell it to the German Air Force."

Meh. Not terribly exciting. I should have gone for the cool book :-)