Wisconsin professor wins 2011 bad writing contest

Jul 25, 2011 Full story: WRAL.com

A sentence in which tiny birds and the English language are both slaughtered took top honors Monday in an annual bad writing contest.

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Parden pard

Whitehall, PA

#1 Jul 26, 2011
It was a dark and dreary night and Parden Pard walked into the distance to look for further episodes of "Rawhide" and wondered all along in his mind,scraping the last vestiges of memories he had as a cow-poke,once removed.....
bailout my duck

Glen Ellyn, IL

#2 Jul 26, 2011
dont the crook county daleys own this contest

“Purple girl in a purple world”

Since: Apr 08

Plum, Purplonia

#3 Jul 26, 2011
Fondrie wrote: "Cheryl's mind turned like the vanes of a wind-powered turbine, chopping her sparrow-like thoughts into bloody pieces that fell onto a growing pile of forgotten memories."

This one is interesting:

"As his small boat scudded before a brisk breeze under a sapphire sky dappled with cerulean clouds with indigo bases, through cobalt seas that deepened to navy nearer the boat and faded to azure at the horizon, Ian was at a loss as to why he felt blue."

It is funny that they call this "purple prose." Actually, most of his adjectives are blue.

Since: Aug 09

Silver Spring, MD

#4 Jul 26, 2011
You mean you can win without puns?
Parden pard

Whitehall, PA

#5 Jul 27, 2011
corrective_unconscious wrote:
You mean you can win without puns?
Not exactly,ya gotta PUNISH a paragraph,,,,!

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