April 15, 2004

23, then 5

From Orcmid's Lair.

1. Grab the nearest book.

2. Open the book to page 23.

3. Find the fifth sentence.

4. Post the text of the sentence in your blog along with these instructions.

And my result is:

"Unable to think of anything else to do, we go home."

Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change, by Kent Beck. A must read for software developers, engineers, and their managers everywhere.

Posted by Bill at April 15, 2004 4:16 PM

How about:

"You'll hurt your brain if you insist otherwise."

"HLTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide", Musciano & Kennedy, 4th Edition, O'Reilly.

Posted by: Marty at April 18, 2004 12:59 PM

"Caring for an Alzheimer's patient is gruelingly repetitious precisely because the patient himself has lost the cerebral equipment to experience anything as a repetition."

"How to be Alone," Jonathan Franzen.

Posted by: Eben at April 22, 2004 2:13 PM