6 Word Stories (and Captions)

Ernest Hemingway was once prodded to compose a complete story in six words. His answer, personally felt to be his best prose ever, was “For sale: baby shoes, never used.” Some people say it was to settle a bar bet. Others say it was a personal challenge directed at other famous authors.

The same thing is going on at Flickr with photos right here. It’s lead to some funny captions. Some samples:

And just like that, she snapped. (photo)
I could do this all afternoon (photo)

Yesterday, she learned the shocking truth (photo)

(I found out about this on Flickr’s founder’s website: Caterina.net and pretty much reposted it verbatim)

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