[DWJ] mutilating, cracking, dunking, and otherwise abusing innocent books

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Mon Jun 26 16:36:36 EDT 2006


In <6600DF38-0552-11DB-8EDA-003065BA8A06 at silverwinggraphics.com>, Otter Perry wrote:
>
>On Monday, June 26, 2006, at 12:22 PM, Dorian E. Gray wrote:
>
>> (I admit that I *do* sometimes leave books open on their faces, 
>> though.)
>
>I admit, reluctantly, to having done that myself.
>
>Something that works just as well, and is better for the book, is
>to park the open book upright with the place being held
>by the leg of something -- bedtable, coffee table, whatever is
>handy.

There is also leaving it open and face down but with only one side of it 
actually resting on the flat surface and the other side falling 
downwards over the edge of the table, winebox, radiator, windowcill or 
waterbutt.

Minnow



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