Can you tell a story in just six words? These writers can.

In celebration of World Storytelling Day, we compiled this list of six-word stories written by acclaimed authors that you’ll definitely find amusing to read:

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We challenge you to tell a six-word story in celebration of World Storytelling Day. Share it in the comment section below.


World Storytelling Day is an annual global celebration of the art of oral storytelling. People tell and listen to as many stories as possible in different languages.