World's shortest essay competition


This is a story of a 16 year old boy from New Hampshirewho won the
World's shortest essay competition.

He was awarded a scholarship at the Universityof Harvardfor his
imagination and humour ....Here's an example of absolute brilliance....

Shortest Essay:

An English university creative writing class was asked to write a
concise essay containing the following elements:
1) Religion 2) Royalty 3) Sex 4) Mystery

The prize-winner wrote:

"My God," said the Queen, "I'm pregnant. I wonder who the father is."