Page 56, Sentence 5

● Grab the book closest to you. Now.
Don’t go looking for your favourite book, or the coolest one you have — just grab the closest one.
● Go to page 56.
● Find the 5th sentence.
● Write that sentence in the comments of this post.

Let’s see what happens.

(Comments about this post can go here.)

UPDATE: I guess I should have said this from the start: let’s stick to books written in English.

About Phillip

Phillip Cairns is a beekeeper in St. John's, Newfoundland, who writes about beekeeping at

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