Sunday, November 05, 2006

Books Do Furnish a Boom

Via Weekend Stubble: "An Oklahoma City candidate for state superintendent is examining the ability of textbooks at stopping bullets":

Crozier believes students could use the reading material while running away from an attacker. "The reason we are doing this experiment is because there was a kid in Fort Gibson who was shot in the back but the bullet did not penetrate his textbook."

Dizzies trivia: Which debut novel features a scene in which textbooks are hurled onto a lawn to detonate land mines?

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2 Comments:

Blogger Thomas Beard said...

Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World?

9:43 PM  
Blogger Ed said...

Brilliantly done, Mr. Beard — I'm impressed!

10:49 PM  

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