032211. I am not, by nature, a confrontational person. BUT ... what with my love of pillows, and my infatuation with Berlin ... this is one fight I would have loved to have been a part of ... (note: Grammar Girl thinks it's just fine to end a sentence with a preposition. I don't know how she feels about my overuse of ellipses and I'm not going to check.)
Hundreds of young people assembled in front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate on Sunday with the aim of breaking the world record for the largest pillow fight. The action which started almost abruptly at around 4 pm, took tourists, passersby and even the police by surprise as they were engulfed in a blizzard of feathers.