On the Handling of Books

From Keith Hudson to “Daily Wisdom” subscribers:

“As I promised myself last week, I am pensioning-off Milsted’s Dictionary of Regrettable Quotations and have bought myself the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations with a jester’s hat on the dustcover for Saturday’s random dip. The book is still so new and the binding so tight that the random page 121 (subject “Fashion”) threatens to snap shut like a mousetrap unless I place a Reebok trainer upon it to hold it open while I type from it. … ”

To: Keith Hudson


Thanks for the daily wisdom. You are really very wise and the way you express that wisdom is a joy to read.

One question connected with today’s words: did you actually use a shoe to keep the book open?


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