Meme from unnofficial planet Python:
- Grab the nearest book.
- Open it to page 56.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
- Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.
So here goes, are you ready for my entry? Hold on to your hats:
This is an old birdwatchers’ trick.
from Advanced Excel for Scientific Analysis by Robert de Levie.
Stop that sniggering. It’s not my fault. We’re writing a spreadsheet-like-program, what else do you expect me to have on my desk? This is a dumb meme. Why am I doing it then? Excellent question.
Update: And why did I then forget to hit [publish] for two weeks?