12.31.2006

Counting Down?

Here's a top ten list I really like!!

And this one isn't half bad either!

(thanks to GAG for the link!)

10 comments:

Brady Westwater said...

Ah.... Jane Austen at number two. Even cowboys love Jane Austen!

Anonymous said...

Holy crap! #19 on the second link has got to be a record for the LONGEST SENTENCE EVER.

All hail the semi-colon!

KD (the other one) said...

Not to complain, Miss S, but both links went to the same page, for me at least.

But what a great page!

word verification: dvpez--The candy that makes you sound like James Earl Jones.

puzzlehouse said...

Link is wonky -- try this instead:

http://www.litline.org/ABR/100bestfirstlines.html

MWT said...

If you thought #19 was long, you should see what #95 looks like.

BuffySquirrel said...

Really don't think that first line from Catch-22 is all that impressive without the second line.

Robert Billing said...

It's got my favourite: Eustace Clarence Scrubb!

Peni Griffin said...

But they left out: "Where is Papa going with that ax?"

Anonymous said...

Technology challenged pencil scribbler thanks Miss Snark and Puzzlehouse. Been searching for great opening lines/hooks for a while without success.

~Nancy said...

Damn, I haven't gotten to that Stephanie Plum one yet!

Can hardly wait!

~JerseyGirl