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Resounding

Category: Rated G

The Annual Bulwer-Lytton writing contest is based upon the much stolen beginning line by Snoopy, “It was a dark and stormy night…” The contest is run each year by the Department of English at San Jose State University. The award is given to the worst lead-in to a wretched story. Here is a recent entry by David C. Mortensen.


As a scientist, Throckmorton knew that if he were ever to break wind in the echo chamber he would never hear the end of it.

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