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  • [Overheard while having breakfast at the food counter.]

    - I was shocked when I visited their home. I could not see a book anywhere. How can people not read?
    - Appalling. Watch television, I suppose.
    - Even when we were growing up we always had books.
    - Dreadful!
    The waitress gathered the empty dishes and said: " But they have a heart the size of the New York Public Library!"

    [photo by jean-claude]
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