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  • Shortest Essay...

    This is a story of a 16 year old boy from New Hampshire who won the World's shortest essay competition.


    He was awarded a scholarship at the University of Harvard for his imagination and humour ....Here's an example of absolute brilliance....

    Shortest Essay:

    An English university creative writing class was asked to write a concise essay containing the following elements:

    1) Religion
    2) Royalty
    3) Sex
    4) Mystery









    The prize-winner wrote:
    "My God," said the Queen, "I'm pregnant. I wonder who the father is."

  • #2
    Reminds me of the following (very) short story ....

    When I woke up the dinosaur was still there.

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    • #3
      My favourite in this line was a 'Best First Lines' competition.

      "Think rationally, Ralph. You are not the first medical professional to sleep with a patient" he thought. But another voice said, "but Ralph, you're a vet".
      DFTBA

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