Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Library books for borrowers

Small, lightweight and easy to borrow without being seen.
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Small books, placed in dark corners. For borrowers.
neelandan, May 25 2002

The Borrowers http://www.sfsite.com/09b/bor41.htm
For Bristolz [yamahito, May 25 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]

(?) The Borrowers http://community.wo...olio/Borrowers.html
for everyone [neelandan, May 25 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]

(?) Pocket Books http://www.octagamm...inibook/minbook.htm
A short history of miniature books going back to the Middle Ages. [jurist, May 26 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]

(?) Downsizing Your Library http://www.tuttlebooks.com/minibooks.htm
One place to start your collection of little literary gems. [jurist, May 26 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]


       Until now they've been limited to reading the microtext on paper currency.
FarmerJohn, May 25 2002

       Maybe I haven't had enough sleep yet. I don't understand this one.   

       <later, after links were posted> Ah. Thank you. Looks like something my daughter would like.
bristolz, May 25 2002

       With print that small, neelandan, I would hope that you'd move those mini-tomes to a better lighted spot. We don't want those Borrowers to sue you for malicious eye-strain.
jurist, May 26 2002

       I don't think they read these little books, they stand on them to reach stuff.
po, May 26 2002

       That would explain the literacy rate amongst Borrowers I have known. Somehow, I think Swift imagined a slightly more enlightened Lilliputian intelligentsia.
jurist, May 26 2002

       po: They have to start reading! This is an effort to make reading stuff available.   

       jurist: Borowers do not read those books on the spot. They borrow them, and will read them at leisure. And Mary Norton, not Swift.
neelandan, May 27 2002


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