The Bullwer-Lytton literary contest results are out

I liked the runner-up more than the one that was picked as a winner:

'Through the verdant plains of North Umbria walked Waylon Ogglethorpe and, as he walked, the clouds whispered his name, the birds of the air sang his praises, and the beasts of the fields from smallest to greatest said, "There goes the most noble among men" — in other words, a typical stroll for a schizophrenic ventriloquist with delusions of grandeur.'

I laughed at the end. Really did.

For more about the contest and the other winners, http://www.bulwer-lytton.com/

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