After my first year at uni, I spent the summer temping as a copy typist at a local authority (obviously honing my future typing skills!) It was quite a ‘traditional’ working environment, with a fixed one hour lunch break, and I don’t know about you, but it takes me about five minutes to eat a sandwich, so I had plenty of time to fill in (unless it’s a footlong from Subway, but who can eat a whole one of those?) 314 more words
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The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a couse, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
Should you read JD Salinger’s Catcher in The Rye? If it were up to me, I would give a big “no” instantly.
Maybe you heard somewhere that John Hinkley Jr (who attempted an assassination on Ronald Reagan) or Mark David Chapman (who did assassinate John Lennon) were planning their murder with Catcher in The Rye book in mind; heck, Chapman even were caught with the book written with “To Holden Caulfield, From Holden Caulfield, This is my statement.”