Gilathief (gilathief) wrote,

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Friday Afternoon

"The minute you do that, the backbone of culture is removed. We admit there is a problem at the moment with knowledge and I feel absolutely no embarrassment about naming these as sine qua nons. I find it maddening that these books should be dismissed as elitist. That way cultural vandalism lies." - Andrew Motion

Jeez, that kind of talk makes me want to have this man's babies... but I don't think it is appropriate to torture children with Portrait of a Lady...

Also, am I officially the last person to do this?

Get your own spectral analysis from Area 23®

I just got a huge chore taken off my plate by a very nice person in the Math Lab. Awesome!

Off to Happy Hour very shortly...
Tags: books, memes, work

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