[LMB] Reading in the tub, was Did something happen?

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Apr 20 01:10:11 BST 2015

On Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:03:07 -0600, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>

>> On Apr 18, 2015, at 5:48 PM, Rachel <anglerfish at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But I abuse my books generally. I toss them in my purse or backpack, I
>> dog-ear all the pages, I leave them open spine-up, I lend them out to
>> others, I read them while walking. I think I've only had two or three books
>> start to fall apart on me, and if I have read them piles of times and
>> carried them everywhere then I'm probably not going to be that upset about
>> spending some money to replace them.
>> My boyfriend never dog-ears pages and manages to read books without causing
>> even a crease in the spine.
>> I think there must just be different types of book people.
>And we avoid lending books to you.   Besides obviously reading books in the tub, my Mother takes off the slip covers of hard bound books for some reason - and loses them.

Ugh.  No-one who dog-ears a book of mine is ever lent a second one.


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