Stolen from Melissa,
The rules are:
1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next four sentences on your blog, along with these instructions.
5. Don’t you dare dig for that “cool” or “intellectual” book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest!
(This command actually calls groff, but tells it to format for plain-text output. Change the –ms to one of the other macro packages if necessary.) The more command displays the result of a screen at a time. Press the spacebar to move from screen, to screen or press Q when you’ve seen enough.
– Unix for Dummies