In the Odd Department

… And then there’s a whole discussion thread (same site) about libraries in which someone says she never goes to libraries because the thought of touching books that someone else has handled freaks her out, which is about the strangest reason not to go to a library I’ve ever heard.

She writes, seeming to think she’s got it all figured out: “In the end, I buy my own books and add them to my personal library.”

What, so people don’t handle books in bookstores? Even your nicely-boxed Amazon delivery has been handled by a stock person. Guaranteed.