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8466Re: [mythsoc] re: not finishing

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  • juliet@firinn.org
    Feb 28, 2003
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      On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 12:24:21PM -0700, Jane Bigelow wrote:
      > Why should any of us feel obliged to finish a book, unless it contains
      > information that we need in order to meet some other obligation? I've
      > occasionally been embarassed when a friend recommended something that I
      > simply couldn't finish; it's hard to find a polite alternative to telling
      > someone that the book they loved makes you want to take the shredder to it
      > and give the results to the cat.
      >
      Or, with our cat, you could cut out the middle man. One of his favorite
      pastimes is shredding paper with his teeth. So if any of you need a book
      or two destroyed, I'm sure he'd be glad to help. ;)
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