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post #1 of 17
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Grab whatever book is closest to you at the moment, open it to a random page and point your finger randomly at the page. Write the sentence that's there.

 

Note the author and title at the end of the quote. No cherry picking, keep it random.

post #2 of 17
Quote:
People who aim left — because their putters look open to their eyes when it’s square — must develop a “push” putting stroke if they have any hope of starting their ball on-line.

 

Lowest Score Wins, by Erik J. Barzeski and David Wedzik.

 

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post #3 of 17
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Quote:
Bruce looked from one to the other, wondering when they had talked over him getting a pet.

 

 

Wallace Stegner, "Big Rock Candy Mountain"

post #4 of 17
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Quote:

Originally Posted by iacas View Post

 

 

Quote:
People who aim left — because their putters look open to their eyes when it’s square — must develop a “push” putting stroke if they have any hope of starting their ball on-line.
 

 

 

Lowest Score Wins, by Erik J. Barzeski and David Wedzik.

 

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Hey now! Let's not get personal with this!!!! :8) 

post #5 of 17
Quote:
 Drifts of snow had begun to creep across the icy surface.

 

A Dance With Dragons, George R.R. Martin

post #6 of 17
Quote:

To eliminate the frequency dependence while maintaining the convenience of the viscoelastic formulation, equation (5.91) is often rearranged to produce an equivalent viscosity that is inversely proportional to frequency.

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Stevn L. Kramer

 

I'm at work.  (FYI, that doesn't really come into play much with what we do here - I've never opened that book before - but it's the closest book to me.):-P

post #7 of 17
Quote:
 In many species, collagen fibers are augmented by spicules - stiff spikes of silica or calcium carbonate (CaCO3) - to provide structural support for the body.

Biological Science, Freeman et al.

 

(If you can't tell, I'm studying right now.)

post #8 of 17
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Originally Posted by iacas View Post
 

 

Lowest Score Wins, by Erik J. Barzeski and David Wedzik.

 

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Dear God... :-P

post #9 of 17

Ok, when you get sassy, you must play along...

 

"In a frenzy, I stabbed and smashed at the euphio's glass and wire vitals."

 

Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Welcome to the Monkey House.

 

This B.A. in English Lit turned government finance stooge always has some cool fiction hanging around, even in my office five minutes before I check out for the day.

post #10 of 17

Design and Analysis of Experiments, Third Edition,  by Douglas Montgomery.

 

"Using fractional factorial designs often leads to great economy and efficiency in experimentation, particularly if the runs can be made sequentially."

post #11 of 17
Quote:
At the new Air Force Academy, Jones created an 18-hole championship golf course with all of the characteristic features of a Robert Trent Jones course: large greens, long teeing grounds, and fairway bunkers that required 250-yard carries.

 

A Difficult Par: Robert Trent Jones Sr. and the Making of Modern Golf by James R. Hansen

post #12 of 17
Quote:
 Products that contain one hundred percent solids material and no non-reactive diluents, solvents, or other fillers shall be used. 

 

Epoxy Injection Resin Specification

City of Dayton Ohio

Construction and Material Specification

post #13 of 17
Quote:
 By light microscopy basement membranes usually appear thickened, although some studies show thinning or reduplication.

Non-Neoplastic Disorders of the Lower Respiratory Tract, by Travis, et al.

post #14 of 17
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Quote:
"An employee, (...), is one who works for an employer, implying a degree of subordination that is characteristic of that relationship."

 

 

The Quebec Labour Code.

post #15 of 17
Quote:

Select a soft-fibered grizzle cock hackle and catch it in at the eye.

 

 

The Fly-Tying Bible - 100 deadly trout and salmon flies in step-by-step photographs  by Peter Gathercole

post #16 of 17
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Originally Posted by Ernest Jones View Post
 

 

 

The Quebec Labour Code.

It's not in French?

post #17 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by boogielicious View Post

It's not in French?
I have both. The one I grabbed randomly was English.
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