(I was ringing up a old lady when another old lady in my line recognized the first lady.)
Old Lady #1: “Oh hey! I didn’t see you there!”
Old Lady #2: “That’s okay… I didn’t recognize you with clothes on!”
Also, I trolled around and found this blog, which comments on a recent article that found, aparently, the people who read fiction are, well, better that people who don't. This reviewer's comments were rich:
Toll through them [your friends] in your mind. I bet you a beer that the ones you like best are the ones who read for fun.