serious

Opportunity to be poncy:

Grab the nearest book.
Open the book to page 23.
Find the fifth sentence.
Post the text of the sentence in your journal...
...along with these instructions.


But it will shortly be clear that the sense of 'model' and 'pattern' that permits the appropriation is not quite the usual one in defining 'paradigm'.

I'd have done this earlier, but the book on my desk at work only had four sentences on page 23. It was the manual for a fairly swish digital camera we have attached to one of the 'scopes.
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I'm sorry, but I don't think I can compete with a sentence that uses "appropriation" *and* "paradigm" in the same breath.
Rife with nuns!
The sentence is "Valley-fold the triangles along an angle bisector."

The page is about folding a nun.
"We are going to discuss the process of normalization and how to create good efficient tables from large inefficient ones."

From "Professional Access 2000 Programming" by Wrox, which at 866 pages makes p23 more or less still the introduction :o)
I'd have done this earlier, but the book on my desk at work only had four sentences on page 23. It was the manual for a fairly swish digital camera we have attached to one of the 'scopes.

Oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo (becoming higher pitched at the eighth 'o', peaking at the twenty-first and dipping down to the starting pitch by the thirty-second)!!