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In Britain, a demotic metaphor for "bed" is "pit". This book might therefore be to spiritual enlightenment what [[Rincewind]] is to heroism - an anti-text that advocates "sod enlightenment, have a long lie-in", which would be the ultimate extension of the logic of this escalating joke in {{P}}
In Britain, a demotic metaphor for "bed" is "pit". This book might therefore be to spiritual enlightenment what [[Rincewind]] is to heroism - an anti-text that advocates "sod enlightenment, have a long lie-in", which would be the ultimate extension of the logic of this escalating joke in {{P}}




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Mentioned in Pyramids, this is a holy book in Djelibeybi about the god Yay

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Other mentioned books are things like "The Book of Going Forth", "The Book of Going Forth Around Elevenish" (which is attributed to a rather lazy Llamaic sect). These emphasize that the spiritual journey to enlightenment begins in the (metaphorical) morning, even if it is around elevenish.

In Britain, a demotic metaphor for "bed" is "pit". This book might therefore be to spiritual enlightenment what Rincewind is to heroism - an anti-text that advocates "sod enlightenment, have a long lie-in", which would be the ultimate extension of the logic of this escalating joke in Pyramids