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 blog 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 three people.
"We drifted from hermit to hermit all the afternoon. It was a most strange menagerie. The chief emulation among them seemed to be, to see which could manage to be the uncleanest and most prosperous with vermin."
From A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, by Mark Twain. Delightfully hilarious and absurd, and Twain knows exactly how absurd it is and has a lot of fun with it. I've read it before; I started bringing it to work to read again during lunch.
Tag! ellie, lsduncan, golden_d