To keep my goal to post here everyday I am resorting now to not-quite random sentences from my current reading – preferably without excessive punctuation commas especially. Today the opening sentences of
The Rottweiler (2003) by the excellent Ruth Rendell.
The jaguar stood in a corner of the shop between a statue of some minor Greek deity and a jardiniere. Inez thought it said a lot about the world we live in that to most people when you said "jaguar" they took it to mean a car and not an animal.