Giving gifts with arbitrary rules attached to them is totally something my dad does and I'm sure I've complained for it but now I totally do it myself and I'm not sorry
@levisan My favorite when someone asks to borrow one of my books is begin to hand it to them and then when they grasp it, I keep my grip, look them in the eyes, and say, "Do not read this in the bathroom."
One guy actually let go and realized he was unworthy of my book.
I am pleased to report no one has asked to borrow a book in years, which is just how I like it.
That said, I will buy a case of a book I like and will hand them out freely. 😂
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