"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'.