Thursday, December 10, 2009

Booking Through Thursday: Spot on!

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What items have you ever used as a bookmark? What is the most unusual item you’ve ever used or seen used?

I have a lot of bookmarks and mostly I use those. However, I also use boarding passes, bus tickets, or any rectangular piece of card that is handy. I am not very fastidious although I do have a leather bookmark that I really love. I can use anything that I can lay my hands on. A few times I have also placed my comb or my cellphone to mark my place. Is that gross?

21 comments:

Jo said...

I've never thought of using a phone! Generally though it's just whatever is lying around that's most convenient

Veens said...

no it is not gross.. i do that too. when i m in a hurry!

anything that stays and doesn't destroy the book is a bookmark!

my recent bookmark was reliance fresh bill!

Yvonne said...

I never used a comb or my cellphone, but if that's what's handy there's nothing wrong with that. I used to be more into collecting bookmarks. I'm not anymore. I use whatever I have.

novelinsights said...

I don't think that's gross! Maybe if you used a pair of old pants or something but not a cellphone lol.

Jeane said...

I use any scrap of paper that's near at hand. I might use a comb in a pinch, but never thought of a cell phone before! (it would have to be pretty skinny).

bermudaonion said...

Hey, whatever works!

eveningreader said...

Ah, you are good at getting creative! I always look for something that's paper. Not very imaginative...

jlshall said...

Me too - I'll use most anything that's at hand. But I also have a few favorites that I use over and over. Haven't used my cellphone yet - it's a little too thick to fit in a book.

Alayne said...

My cell phone would never fit in the middle of a book. Hahaha. Here's my mark!

MarceJ said...

I have used my cellphone when interrupted before anything other than folding the page is good.

http://teawithmarce.blogspot.com/2009/12/what-bookmark-are-you-using.html

carolsnotebook said...

I've finally gotten into the habit of using bookmarks, or receipts, or scraps of paper, instead of dog-earing pages. I'm improving.

Literary Feline said...

Sometimes I use whatever is handy in a pinch too--although nothing that might hurt the pages.

Melissa - Shhh I'm Reading said...

I don't have any leather bookmarks but I really like the couple of metal ones that I have.

Lynne said...

I use whatever's handy too...nail file, dollar bill, piece of gum or a gum wrapper. It's funny, too, because I have sooo many book marks. I'm trying to be better about using them as soon as I start the book, so then it's always there.

Susan B. Evans said...

I love bookmarks - especially homemade ones :)

Melody said...

That's not gross at all. And as long as they don't wrinkle the pages, I'm all for it. ;)

Novroz said...

comb and cellphone? wont that wrinkle the book or damage it somehow?

JUst like susan, I love bookmarks especially when I made it myself :)

Nise' said...

I try to keep bookmarks around the house so I don't have to grab something that I should not use as a bookmark.

Mae said...

I would have never thought of a cell. Isn't that too big though?

bethsbooks said...

I would never have thought of using a mobile phone! But there is nothing worse then losing your page, so if it works!
Hugsxxx

Bryan R. Terry said...

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