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Friday, September 3, 2010

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A reporter covering a breaking story was told to send six hundred words. Concerned that he might not be able to adequately cover the story within this limit, the reporter objected: "It can't be told in less than twelve hundred." - His editor replied: "The story of the creation of the world was told in six hundred. Try it."

1 comment:

  1. You must not count the words of GENESIS with the aid of your fingers. Put the lyrics with COPY and PASTE into your word processing software and let it counting. I did it because I wanted to check my estimation of the linguistic differentiation between english and german language. It is as predicted: The GENESIS – without the seventh day of rest - (Lutherbibel 1912) written in german needs 722 words to be covered.