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Sunday, March 06, 2005

The Latest Blogmeme Strikes!

From Dax, who I suspect got it from this guy, who got it from here.

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your Blog along with these instructions.
5. Don’t you dare dig for that “cool” or “intellectual” book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.
French on his return ordered the British advance to be continued! He also wired to Kitchener that 'if success can be followed up, it will lead to a decisive result'. Haig, with the greater realism that came from a closer view, told his troops to entrench, and added that he would postpone 'orders as to the resumption of the offensive' until he saw what the situation was in the morning.
For the record, this was from B.H. Liddell Hart's 'History of the First World War', which aside from performing its usual task of informing the reader, has also performed in an exemplary manner as the book that gets to prop the bedroom window open, hence it being within arm's reach.