Book Meme (what a boring title)

I have pilfered this from the wonderful Anndi

Rules: Pass it on to five other bloggers, and tell them to open the nearest book to page 46. Write out the fifth sentence on that page, and also the next two to five sentences. The closest book, not the coolest, or the one you think will sound the best. THE CLOSEST!!!

From the book un Spun – finding facts in a world of [disinformation] by Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamison

Does it really describe the thing they are trying to sell me?  What would be an accurate name for it?

Few but the rich needed to think much about the Federal Estate Tax, because it never touched the vast majority of Americans.  In 1992, for example, the tax fell only on the richest 1.3 percent of those who died. But that’s when a group backed by some billionaire families, including the Gallo Wine clan and the Blethen Family, owners of The Seattle Times, began lobbying to repeal it.



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7 responses to “Book Meme (what a boring title)

  1. Estate taxes…Inheritance Taxes = EVIL

  2. You need the badge, babe!

    Oh, joined goodreads!!! Thanks for suggesting it 🙂

  3. the book nearest to me is a leatherbound journal. it contains no writings yet. bwahahahahaha.

  4. Closest one to me, Terms of Endearment. . .

    Why there you are, Edward, as usual, she said. Thanks to nervousness his kiss landed somewhere between her cheek and her ear, but she seemed not to notice. Her stockings were on, but the backdraft from another passing bus had blown up her abundant hair into a wild upward shape, and she paused a moment to comb it down.

    WTF??? I guess that’s why its still sitting on my desk.. . …

  5. closest one to me is the new websters encyclopedic dictionary of the english language (only because i was looking up words from my post the other day.. lol!)

    pg 46, line 5 thru 10

    Awe (o),n.,v., awed, aw-ing. -N. 1. an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, or wonder produced by that which is grand, syblime, extremely powerful, etc. -V.T. 2. to inspire or fill with awe. 3. to influence by awe: awed them into obedience.

    pretty neat, seeing as thoug I was in awe over your cake from the last post.. lol..

    like the new header. Where is that beach??

  6. Happy Thanksgiving my friend!


  7. Riddle me this: identify…1…5…4…2…8…7…3…9…9…3…7…6…1…4…2…6…8…7…1…8…2…5…5…4…9
    Answer: Sudoku books on tape.

    That was actually on page 46 of The Original Sudoku by the editors of Nikoli


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