From the Washington Post:
Good news on National Book Lovers Day: A chapter a day might keep the Grim Reaper away — at least a little longer.
A recent study by Yale University researchers, published online in the journal Social Science & Medicine, concluded that “book readers experienced a 20 percent reduction in risk of mortality over the 12 years of follow-up compared to non-book readers.”
Methuselah must have read books,
although it did not help his looks.
I, too, like to read,
but not with great speed;
as my lexicon widens — gadzooks!