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« North to Alaska | Main | Visual skepticism »
Thursday
Sep112008

Never judge a book

by the box it comes in.

You can imagine the excitement in the office this morning when these boxes showed up in the book processing area:

I asked everyone to hide their eyes while (operating from pure selflessness), I carefully opened these potential pits of perversity and prurience.

And found...

that our local book and magazine jobber has been reusing boxes. The relief around the office was palpable. With maybe only one or two sighs of disappointment.

Things might have been interesting had the education reporter for the local newspaper stopped in.

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Reader Comments (7)

I wouldn't have believed it, if I had not seen it with my own eyes. I was wondering what you were doing with the camera...

September 11, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJames Keltgen

:o)

September 11, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJohn Pederson

I'd have sighed.

September 12, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterrnnyhoff

LOL! That is the funniest thing I've seen today! great!

September 12, 2008 | Unregistered Commenteranna martino

Thanks all....

If I had been thinking, I'd have saved those boxes to ship materials to the superintendent's office. Dang, too late.

All the best and thanks for commenting,

Doug

September 14, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDoug Johnson

Well, they sure did get your attention! Too bad the boxes are at the recycler now. I wonder how that translates in Chinese?

September 14, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterElenaW

"potential pits of perversity and prurience" ?? Why, you nattering nabob of nomenclature!

September 19, 2008 | Unregistered Commenteralice yucht

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