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“So lost, had to Google myself.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, August 5th, 2011

By Alyssa Jocson

This week, Representative Giffords made an emotional return to Congress, President Obama reached a milestone birthday, and Shark Week opened with some of its best TV ratings. Their stories made headlines, but SMITH members told their own stories in Six-Word Memoirs. Below are the best memoirs of the week; click on each author’s name for more reading.

Best Offer: “Eye bags for sale. No knock-offs.” -Tamstarz
Best Metaphor: “God? DOS. Religion? Windows. Heaven? Unplugged.” -Vquez (profile image above)
Most Humble: “Ramadan. Day one. Give me strength.” -fuad384
Best Wordplay: “So lost, had to Google myself.” -Amapola
Most Self-Aware: “I mentally correct my friends’ grammar.” -Rainbows. from SMITHTeens
Best Promotion: “Boss became husband. Now I’m bossy.” -scribblingscribe with Six Words About Work for Challenge #3: Bosses.

Plus: Share your Six Words About Work and you could win an iPad2 or BlackBerry PlayBook. Our third challenge, “Bosses,” ends at 11:59pm EST on Aug 13.

4 responses

  1. bevvie says:

    Kudos to the writers of the best of the week memoirs. I love them all!

  2. Kimberly says:

    Thank you for enriching my life.

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