50 Things to Do with a Book (Now That Reading Is Dead) by Bruce McCall

By Bruce McCall

Studying could be lifeless, yet books are alive and well

What solid are books, you will be puzzling over, if we're not likely to learn them? What are we even doing during this bookshop? to not fear! It seems that there are thousands of activities with those chunky stacks of sure tree pulp. enjoyable, intriguing, adventurous, artistic issues. actually, this well-known oblong item unexpectedly bargains adequate spectacular new interactive probabilities to, convinced, fill a booklet. This booklet. From re-creating international wonders to settling marital disputes, enjoyable dinner visitors to channeling your internal undercover agent, listed below are fifty splendidly zany activities with all of your favourite books.

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Miz Brown," he said, "this is the telephone company. We're fixin' to blow the soot out of the line out your way. " She kept the cup towel over the phone for three days. <><><><><><><><><><><><> It pays to keep your ears open everywhere you go in Texas. You never know when one of those funny Texans is getting ready to open her or his funny mouth. " <><><><><><><><><><><><> Don't blink, either, if you don't want to miss anything. During the late 1960s, a building under construction on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock was surrounded by a wooden fence, which turned into a student graffiti fence.

I'll betcha you're man's best friend. I'll call you Old Blue, and we'll go huntin' possum together, and I'll scratch you behind the ears. " Now Eve didn't take too hot to any of that stuff. She didn't have a mama to tell her what a no-count bum this guy was and how unlikely it was she could ever turn him into anything more than what she saw. Since she was not about to get involved with possum hunting, scratching behind the ears, and being called "Old Blue" by some turkey she just met, she decides to stall the guy.

Everybody back up and give me some room. " "Can't," Billie's dad said. " <><><><><><><><><><><><> Page 59 Doc Walton came to Texas from Michigan. His partner, Tom Kleene, told me Doc had been funny before he got to Houston, but I don't have proof, so we'll assume the Lone Star State can take at least part of the credit. Doc told me about a trip to California, where he went to the beach. " I asked. " <><><><><><><><><><><><> Page 60 Don't Believe It If You Can There is a certain category of humorous stories that is called apocryphal.

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