Found via omegabeth
- Grab the nearest book.
- Open the book to page 56.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the text of the next few sentences in your journal along with these instructions.
- Don't dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST
‘What about if it’s got an urn or a plinth or a potted plant?’ said Nobby.
‘Have you got one in mind, Nobby?’ said Colon suspiciously.
‘Yes. The Goddess Anoia* Arising from the Cutlery,’ said Nobby. ‘They’ve got it here. It was painted by a bloke with three i’s in his name, which sounds pretty artistic to me.’
That’s watchmen Nobby Nobbs and Fred Colon in a museum discussing when pictures of nude women are Art, and when they’re just dirty pictures, in Terry Pratchett’s Thud
. The footnote explains that “Anoia is the Ankh-Morpork Goddess of Things That Get Stuck in Drawers.”