Wednesday, December 13, 2006


I was reading My Marrakesh this morning when I stumbled upon this meme which she had put up on her blog. As usual, I couldn't resist tagging myself...

What you have to do is pretty simple...
1. Grab the book closest to you.
2. Open to page 123, go down to the fifth sentence.
3. Post the text of next 3 sentences on your blog.
4. Name of the book and the author.
5. Tag three people.

Alas! I realised in dismay that I was at work, which means the book closest to me might be an equipment catalogue... Now putting that up would have generated a free advertisement... (The truth is my table was spotless this morning, because we were forced to clear out the desks as the president (of the company) was supposed to visit us - that means even the manual was out of reach!)

Anyway, I just remembered that I had chucked a book into my bag a few days ago... so I guess that I'm in luck. Here goes:

They are probably arriving now. I left my uncle there and I must run back. Look here, if you were not such a fool, such a confounded fool, an infernal fool with strangers - you see I recognise your cleverness, but you are a fool, or else if you were not, you would come and join us, instead of wearing out your boots.

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Let's see... I haven't actually tagged people for some time, so maybe it's time to make a change again. I hereby tag Princess Shin, Julia Scissor, and Irene.

Everyone else is also invited to join in the fun. Just let me know :D


  1. Hmm..interesting meme..My exams are still going on. Doing this tag from an engg book is definitely not a good idea but I'll do it asap.Thx

  2. Even tho the PAB doesn't store the same amount of info as an itme in the contacts folder, its still a usefull feature. You can use teh PAB to store personal addresses or other contact info.

    Page 123 of "Outlook 2003 Inside/Out"

  3. Hi Terra, so glad that you played along. Hmmm....I think your message is that you don't suffer fools easily....what do you think?

  4. julia: sure, no problem... though the 1st law of thermodynamics in print ain't too bad :D

    jack: thanks for joining in the fun :)

    maryam: hmm... I haven't given it much thought.. gonna mull this over :)

  5. I did my homework already. Thanks for the tag! =)

  6. You carry around Dostoevsky? Boy, am I a slacker or what? I was reading David Sedaris Christmas on Ice (and haven't finished it yet.)

  7. irene: thanks for playing along. good to see ya again :)

    gem: err.. it's because I haven't finished it yet... and I was hoping to get a chance to read it during lunch or something :)

  8. Your tag is done. Come and have a look. :-)

  9. Thanks for tagging me! Shall do it soon! =)

  10. julia: thanks for playing :)

    princess: I'll drop by your blog :)


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