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I saw this on someones blog and thought I would try it here.

1. Grab the nearest book.

2. Turn to page 31 (if there's no 31, do 21 or 11).

3. Type the last sentence of the first paragraph.





Here's mine:

The toxins are sent downstream to the bladder to be excreted in urine.
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When owlets are a year old, they may begin looking for a mate of their own.
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She turned back to her beer and drained it.
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She brushed what he meant aside with an impatient gesture.
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The green Amaranth is considered to be native to tropical America originally, but is now widely distributed in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

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It's a look that just says, "Bon appetit!"

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And mousekind,too, of course.

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Of all the school gadgets, the film-strip projector is the chief survivor, and not because it teaches well, but because looking at a movie gives the class and the operator a break from real work.
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Continue across ice by pushing and recovering first with one skate and then with the other.
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I have come to take you back. She falls on to the floor and cries; her cries become louder and louder, she has no shame.
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Sheeps, hogs and bulls were not permitted to run at large (risking fines of 25 cents, $3, and $4, repectively).

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He shook his head. "I don't get it".
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I am far from being sure that I might not have astonished our small congragation by resorting to this extreme measure, but for its being Christmas Day and no Sunday.
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See Chapter 4: Skills in the Player's Handbook for skill descriptions.

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Large 30"H $129
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Once heated, it becomes extemely unstable and releases trans fatty acids, which may be even more dangerous than the trans fatty acids found in margarine.

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There are various types and materials vary, but they are all basically a flat surface with numerous fine spikes upon it.
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It was her mother.
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But I'd wash them just the same.

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I think it would be cool to list the source....many of the lines here have intrigued me...What say you fair indie???
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it showsyou a tidy table of your files' namse, dates, sizes and so on.
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"Everything all right, I hope?", she asked brightly.
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Ah! yelped Josh, "lance, tell him to back off!"
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The variations in content and in method of presentation of the tasks that make up the three scales of the K-ABC allow one to tease out any modality or content effects that may nevertheless occur for a specific child, though clearly the emphasis of the K-ABC is on process, not content.
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This came about gradually of course-after practicing in front of the mirror and becoming brave in desperate situations, but most importantly after observing other mothers nursing discreetly at LLL functions and being able to share my concerns with them.
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I think it would be cool to list the source....many of the lines here have intrigued me...What say you fair indie???

ITA alliwenk. I'll start including mine.





"Wanker," whispered Emmy, to loud cheers.

p. 31 Eggshell Days by Rebecca Gregson
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In nature, yin and yang combine in patterns of highs and lows, mountains and valleys, turbulance and tranquility.

"The Tao of Inner Peace" by Diane Dreher
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My books will be changing frequently because I'm in the process of moving/packing so this is a good thread for me.

From "We Are Witness: Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocause" By Jacob Boas

"On April 21, 1942, David deported that his uncle had to pay a fine of twenty zlotys for failure to clear the yard of manure, but added: "I didn't actually hear that myself."
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From "Economics" Stories by Fanny Howe~Fidelity

And the desire to leave home always ended this way, in physical details which filled him with pity for her.
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