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  • "She looked at the next question on her sheet.
    'Who would you prefer to sit next to?'
    'A nun or a knitting granny, if that's possible.'
    'Hmm,' mused the check-in girl, studying the passenger manifest carefully. 'All the nuns, grannies and intelligent non-amorous males are taken. It's technobore, lawyer, self-pitying drunk or copiously vomiting baby, I'm afraid.'"
    - Jasper Fforde, 'Lost In A Good Book'.

    November 24, 2008