From Edward Gorey’s The Curious Sofa

Alice was eating grapes in the park when Herbert, an extremely well-endowed young man, introduced himself to her.

He invited her to go for a ride in a taxi-cab, on the floor of which they did something Alice had never done before…


From J.G. Ballard’s The Atrocity Exhibition

The Acceleration Couch. Half zipping his trousers, Koester lay back against the torn upholstery, one hand still resting on the plump thigh of the sleeping young woman. The debris-filled compartment had not been the most comfortable site. This zombie-like creature had strayed across the concrete runways like a fugitive from her own dreams, forever talking about Talbot as if unconsciously inviting Koester to betray him. Why was she wearing the Jackie Kennedy wig? He sat up, trying to open the rusty door. The students had christened the wreck ‘Dodge 38’, furnishing the rear seat with empty beer bottles and contraceptive wallets. Abruptly the car jolted forward, throwing him across the young woman. As she woke, pulling at her skirt, the sky whirled past the frosted windows. The clanking cable between the rails propelled them on a collision course with a speeding limousine below the camera tower.


From Adventures of a Fat Cat

Spot the potato.