Arthur C. Clarke's 31-Word Short Story

In 1984, science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke submitted "siseneG" to Analog magazine. Clarke's cover letter was as terse, stating "This is the only short story I've written in ten years or so. I think you'll agree that they don't come much shorter."

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Research conducted many years ago concluded that, generally, devotees of the sci-fi genre possessed higher IQ levels than those shunning sci-fi.

Around three decades or so ago I read the study synopsis.

Agreed then and still agree with it.

Minimize self back-slapping please.

Must maintain some decorum.

Miss Heinlein and others.

Not enough Cards around... though only a few of his works tickle my innards. Those that do make my liver quiver.
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