When Time Is of the Essence

You’ve probably already seen this site, but I got a chuckle from it: Book-A-Minute Classics The authors, and I use the term loosely, claim to have “taken all kinds of great works of literature and boiled them down to their essence, extracting all the filler.” So here’s sample of what you get when you take out all the good stuff excess verbiage.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Ebenezer Scrooge: Bah, humbug. You’ll work thirty-eight hours on Christmas Day, keep the heat at five degrees, and like it.
Ghost of Jacob Marley: Ebenezer Scrooge, three ghosts of Christmas will come and tell you you’re mean.
Three Ghosts of Christmas: You’re mean.
Ebenezer Scrooge: At last, I have seen the light. Let’s dance in the streets. Have some money.

THE END

Writen by Sherry

I'm a Christian, the homeschooling mom of eight (yes, all mine) children, married to a NASA engineer, and a confirmed bookaholic. I like old books, conservative politics, and new and interesting ideas. My hair is grey, my favorite clothes are red, and I love purple. Come on in and enjoy the blog. Be sure to tell me what you think before you leave.

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