The best sentences we read today

December 3, 2013

-- "It is the first time someone has been killed in an armed police operation in Iceland, officials say."

-- "The characters—which he called "Amigurumi Killers" after the Japanese word for a type of knitted or crocheted stuffed toys—are worn on the hand for fingerbreaking videos."

-- "'Too good to check' used to be a warning to newspaper editors not to jump on [BS] stories. Now it’s a business model."

-- "Instead, I felt something so unspeakably strange, so blasphemous, that I wondered if I could talk or write about it, at all."

-- "The president of a similar firm estimated that at least 25% of the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list is ghostwritten and that when a celebrity or politician is involved, 'It’s nearly 100%.'"

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Brian Fung · December 3, 2013