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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

This sounded fun to me

I saw this little thing and it looked fun, so I'm playing.

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open it to page 161.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence along with these instructions.
5. Don't search around and look for the coolest book you can find. Use the book next to you.

"The rest of the formula was kept secret, but as best doctors and chemist could tell, the solution included substances that imparted a pleasant state of euphoria and sedation trimmed with amnesia - an effect that the Chicago post office found problematic, for each year it would up holding hundreds of letters sent from Dwight that lacked important elements of their destination addresses."
Part of a description of an 1890's treatment for alcoholism, The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
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