Funny / Anathem

  • From a conversation between Erasmas and Cord:
    Erasmas: "Our opponent is an alien starship packed with atomic bombs," I said. "We have a protractor."
    Cord: "Okay, I'll go home and see if I can scrounge up a ruler and a piece of string."
    Erasmas: "That'd be great."
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