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I have done a lot of things in my life and have also worked in many different jobs to make a living and to experience life. This blog is just some of my musings, sometimes funny, sometimes inspirational, sometimes sad, sometimes angry, sometimes simple but all the time, it's just me.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Short Essay

Not sure if the following is a true story but it sure is innovative, creative and rather funny.

This is a story of a 16 year old boy from New Hampshire who won the 'World Title' for the 'Shortest Essay Competition.'

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

Shortest Essay:

An English university creative writing class was asked to write a concise essay with reference to all of the following elements:


The prize-winner wrote:

"My God," said the Queen, "I'm pregnant. I wonder who the father is."

Take care and be well.

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