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  • After reading brilliant stories about war and heartbreak, I'm ready to take a fun break. I happily accept Alex Noble's challenge to write the worst autobiographical opening sentence I can:

    Ambition being one of my chiefest traits, which also include (in part) modesty, piety, thrift, cleanliness, decency, stealth, pluck and a certain musky, undiluted manliness, I arrived on this earth on November 24, 1947, a full three weeks earlier than expected.
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