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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Prize- winning 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 Harvard for his imagination and humour .... Here's an example of absolute brilliance..

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.'

(an email forward)