I keep getting Facebook status updates from people with the following meme:
Grab the book nearest you. Right now. * Turn to page 56. * Find the fifth sentence. * Post that sentence AS YOUR STATUS. AND POST these instructions in a comment to this status. * Don’t dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST book.
I’ve been reading the David Lodge book, Thinks, and it was sitting next to me, so I turned to page 56 out of curiosity. The fifth sentence down: