“One thing was for sure. The weekend was certainly getting off to a goddamn peculiar start. At that moment, though, he chanced to look up from the table and see someone he knew across the room–a classmate, with a date. Lane sat up a bit in his chair and adjusted his expression from that of all-around apprehension and discontent to that of a man whose date has gone to the john, leaving him, as dates do, with nothing to do in the meantime but smoke and look bored, preferably attractively bored.”

–JD Salinger, Franny and Zooey

One thought on “THURSDAY TIDBIT.

  1. That’s a talent — looking attractively bored. I don’t think I ever had the raw material to master it. Probably came in bronze or didn’t even make the podium. Sigh.

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