Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Hiding Place

Whether you shun the world of electronic publishing (eBooks) or embrace it and them, you have to admit it's a medium that seems here to stay.

And beginning July 4 and running for a month, you can download more than three-and-a-half million e-books, for free, at the World eBook Fair.


In a spy novel I had just read, the hero hid a letter in a particular statue in the Washington, DC area. Since I was in the city at the time, I decided, on a whim, to visit the statue and see if it really did contain the small niche the author had described.

To my great surprise, it did. And even better, a letter wrapped in cellophane was stuck inside the niche!

After only a moment's hesitation, I pulled out the letter, unwrapped it, then opened it. And then I burst into laughter.

An unidentified hand had penned, "Good book, wasn't it?"

[Basic Jokes]


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