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« on: February 22, 2008, 11:03:18 am »

This was in the latest New Yorker Magazine: biographies of six words. Hemingway supposedly started it with his


For sale, baby shoes, never worn

So, could you write your biography in six words? Could you write Ennis' or Jack's?? Here, I'll start. How about this?

Made good; would rather be sheepherding.

That was Jack, of course. And then there's

Redlined to Ennis; ironed not flattened

(I don't know whether to laff or cry at that one!)

Here's a pathetic start on mine:

Raised two, now I'm Wyoming-bound
or

Robot for years, BBM woke me.
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You can read the New Yorker article here.



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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2008, 11:13:35 am »

Yikes, Now is the time to fly

I'll study on it, might could come up with something better.  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2008, 11:26:30 am »

Good start, how about this?

True Man, shakes the ground, always!

That was too easy!!

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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2008, 11:27:56 am »

Ennis:

Scared, loving cowboy learned too late
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« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2008, 11:33:17 am »

Ennis:

Scared, loving cowboy learned too late
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Beautiful, Chrissi!
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« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2008, 11:46:56 am »

Jact Twist, wanted little, got nothing
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« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2008, 12:17:48 pm »

I loved that New Yorker piece. Every sentence in the entire article was six words long.

Here's the one I came up for for myself while reading it.


Middle of everything: America, class, age

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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2008, 12:19:33 pm »

Wow, what a surprise!

Shakestheground, you sure say something:
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Boy, do you ever!! I am amazed with such little 6 words, you tell the whole movie... in a way!!

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« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2008, 04:06:13 pm »

I loved that New Yorker piece. Every sentence in the entire article was six words long.

I read the whole article and didn't even realize it! What a tour de force!
Here's the one I came up for for myself while reading it.
Middle of everything: America, class, age
Good one, ineed! In the middle of all the best trends like Brokie fever, I might add if you gave me a book-length contract!
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« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2008, 04:49:32 pm »

I loved that New Yorker piece. Every sentence in the entire article was six words long.


OMG I will have to get that issue and read it.
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