Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Climateer Line of the Day Runner-up: Heartfelt Prayer Edition

If it hadn't been for the Bulwer-Lytton-esque* quality of today's winner, the obvious sincerity of Small Dead Animals would have taken the trophy.
[we have a trophy? -ed]
O, Sweet Saint Of San Andreas
(when the Saint's moniker is also a geographical feature it's jake-by-me to double up on the sanctity)

*The winner of the 2011 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest:
"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." 
About which the judges write:
...At 26 words, Prof. Fondrie’s submission is the shortest grand prize winner in Contest history, proving that bad writing need not be prolix, or even very wordy.