'The pungent aroma of dirty feet is apparently irresistible to mosquitoes, as a brave scientist, Bart Knols, discovered when he sat in a lab in his underwear to find out which parts of the body the pests are most likely to target. He found that 75 percent of the bugs homed in on his feet, but after he washed them with deodorant soap, the mosquitos bit randomly.’
A single sentence will suffice for modern man. He fornicated and read the papers. After that vigorous definition, the subject will be, if I may say so, exhausted.Albert Camus (The Fall)
I found a nonsense box!
It’s actually outside the Oxford Story Museum and has the first verse of The Owl and the Pussycat printed on the side - hence the adorable ‘story supplies’ window next to it - but it caught my attention for, um, non-story-related reasons.
NONSENSE NONSENSE NONSENSE.