Think you could get an entire column out of an overdue book? Well Grand Traverse Herald editor did.
"There are certain words in life that should avoid the adjective overdue: milk, baby and library books.
While chunky two percent is hard to swallow, it's plenty palatable compared to the bitter realization that "Fun and Fancy Free" is three days overdue. After all, besmirching your upright library patron status is neither fun or fancy free."