How it works:
1.grab the book closest to you
2.open it to page 161
3. find the fifth full sentence
4.post the text of the sentence to your blog
5.don't search around for the coolest book you have, use the one that is really next to you.
The book closest to me is Spanish Proverbs, Idioms & Slang. I have it here so that I can peruse it quickly anytime I have a few free minutes at one time. It is about Spanish language expressions and what they mean in English.
A: It is used to criticize people who are always lamenting their bad luck, or who say that the little they have is useless.