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Six-Word Search: “Clumsy”

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

By Lucy Tiven

Life moves fast, most things are breakable and we are always making a mess. Whether you take the following Six-Word Memoirs as permission to slip and slide your way through life, or opt to leave your Tide To Go stick at home, these sixes could be the last thing you read before spilling your coffee, falling down a flight of stairs or forgetting all of your appointments—and remind us we’re all in this mess together. Click on an author’s name to see more of his or her memoirs.

“I look abused, I’m just clumsy.” -aussiegirl625

“Today’s perfume? Combination of coffeeshop spills.” -Believe

“Life perfect. Shoelace tripping now inevitable.” -lgp20

“Uncoordinated dancer unsure of the dance.” -ElStar

“Remember Dick Van Dyck’s Skiing Accident?” -Knoxena

“Gin-pickled cleaning lady spilled the beans.” -L2L3

“Prom night. White dress. Cliche spill.” -Mattie_El_Oh

“She dropped me there; I began.” -meadow222

“More Molasses Spill than River Dance.” -BanjoDan

“Poor hand-eye coordination: game always wins.” -wescol

“Spilled a lot of milk. Cried.” -SKL

“Spills and thrills when he cooks.” -NoNickname1

“Clumsy mouths. Shaky hands. Perfect kiss.” -AuthorActorHuman

“Toilet paper cleans up most messes.” -amj08c

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