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03 July 2008

Bookworm Meme

I've been tagged! I think for only the second time ever!

The RULES:
1. Pick up nearest book
2. Open to page 123
3. Find the 5th sentence
4. Post the next 3 sentences
5. Tag 5 people, and acknowledge who tagged you.
The Book:
The Bombshell Manual of Style

The excerpt (a little more than requested, but there were not exactly sentences on page 123):

From a list of "The Twenty-Four-Hour Bombshell Soundtrack:"


Morning Exercise (Floor and Shower)

Robert Mitchum, "Momma Looka Boo Boo" (so much cuter than Harry Belafonte's rendition)

Xavier Cugat, "Mambo No. 5"

Ella Fitzgerald / Louis Armstrong / Eartha Kitt, "Let's Do It"

Frank Sinatra, "Come Fly with Me"

The Tagger:
Dramatis Personae

The Tagged:
Zemanta Pixie

4 comments:

Style IT said...

I'll do this when I get home. Thanks for the tag!

Ashe Mischief said...

What a fun sounding book! I love the idea of having soundtracks for various aspects of your daily life; they're a great motivator and mood booster.

Lys said...

I've been meaning to read that book - what do you think of it?

Jenny said...

As my online alter-ego has not yet been resurrected after her run-in with AdSense, I'll just reply what I found since it's too appropo to keep to myself.

From Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation, by Olivia Judson:
"But in general, if you're a girl, the rewards from bumping off rivals are not worth the risk of getting killed yourself.
That doesn't mean that girls don't fight over boys at all. As anyone who'se been to a girls' school can tell you, things turn nasty when boys are in short supply. Often the problem is temporary: at the start of the breeding season of the smooth newt, girl newts are hot to trot but boy newts, who have a fixed supply of sperm for the whole season, are initially reserved. The result? Bad manners."