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Re: Say it all in Six Words!
« Reply #60 on: March 16, 2008, 05:30:06 pm »

Thank you for the merger, guys. I love all the responses here, especially the Jack and Ennis ones!  :-*   :D
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Re: Say it all in Six Words!
« Reply #61 on: March 18, 2008, 11:13:20 pm »
Ennis:

Enigmatic, enamored, entwined; endured enough, enshrined
Six-word Stories:  ~Jack: Lightning Flat, lightning love, flat denied   ~Ennis: Open space: flat tire, tire iron?

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Re: Say it all in Six Words!
« Reply #62 on: March 21, 2008, 12:35:23 am »
Jack:

He played straight in another state
Six-word Stories:  ~Jack: Lightning Flat, lightning love, flat denied   ~Ennis: Open space: flat tire, tire iron?

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Re: Say it all in Six Words!
« Reply #63 on: March 21, 2008, 12:37:45 am »
Jack:

He played straight in another state


very clever, BBM-Cat!!   :)
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Re: Your Six-Word Memoir
« Reply #64 on: December 03, 2008, 12:14:44 pm »
There's a new book out titled, "Not Quite What I Was Planning - Six-Word Memoirs by Famous and Obscure Writers." It's published by Harper Perennial.

Here's the review from today's Sunday Telegraph:

If you had to sum up your whole life in six words, how would you do it? The editors of online magazine, Smith, came up with a competition after hearing that Hemingway once wrote a novel in six words: "For sale: baby shoes, never worn."

Thousands of entries followed, and the results here are by turns hilarious, perplexing, poignant, and straight-out strange.

They encompass tones of bitterness ("After Harvard, had baby with crackhead"), anger ("Mom died, Dad screwed us over"), joy ("She kissed me and said yes!") and poignancy ("Cursed with cancer, blessed with friends").


This book has been expanded into a deluxe edition and makes a great, affordable ($11) Christmas present!!

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/ref=pe_35110_10869070_as_img_12/?ASIN=0061713716

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Re: Say it all in Six Words!
« Reply #65 on: December 11, 2008, 03:05:47 pm »





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Re: Say it all in Six Words!
« Reply #66 on: January 23, 2009, 07:00:25 pm »
Did you hear about the inauguration version of this? Winners in the Constitution Association's contest to write an inauguration speech in six words got a trip to the event itself!!
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Re: Say it all in Six Words!
« Reply #67 on: January 28, 2009, 03:44:39 pm »
Me in six words.


Open mind, open heart, moving forward.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
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Re: Say it all in Six Words!
« Reply #68 on: January 28, 2009, 03:49:58 pm »
Well done, friend!!

To refresh, here's a link to The New Yorker article. Every sentence in it is six words long!!


You can read the New Yorker article online!

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Re: Say it all in Six Words!
« Reply #69 on: February 03, 2009, 03:26:07 am »
Did you hear about the inauguration version of this? Winners in the Constitution Association's contest to write an inauguration speech in six words got a trip to the event itself!!


No I didnt.  What was it?



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