As the world continues its slow but accelerating burn, the fallen bodies greasing the slide in Hell, we may as well have a bit of fun.
Your task is create the coolest four-word sentence.
One rule: it must be cool. All virtue-signaling sentences are ruled foul by default. Whoever writes the equivalent of I hate white supremacists will be tracked down and their address given to a team of life insurance salesmen.
Saying the likes of Salvation awaits the penitent is neat, not cool. It’s a semi-stealth attempt at virtue signaling.
Only the cool will do. The sentence must stand alone. No prep words before it are allowed. If it’s a punchline, it must be self-contained and rely on cultural knowledge to provide the set up.
Now I wouldn’t have created this contest without having first fashioned my own entry. Honestly, the winning entry. Given my award-winning intellectual humility, I’m open to the possibility of someone besting me, of course. But my ego is frail and I hate losing; plus, I just don’t see anybody beating this:
That’s Engelbert Humperdinck’s dinghy.
Scoffers need merely say it out loud to feel its power. Just one utterance convinces.
Work it into conversations with your mates.
“That, over there. Know what that is?”
“That’s Engelbert Humperdinck’s dinghy.”
This is a can’t miss crowd and party pleaser. Don’t have people read it. It must be spoken aloud to experience its mighty coolness.
My sentence is of the class of annoyingly funny statements. It’s funny to me, and not so funny to you. The twist is that your annoyance at my finding it funny makes me find it funnier. Which further annoys you, and etc. If there weren’t natural limits to the process, it would proceed to the Infinity of Hilarity, a land which is only dimly perceived, and can only be reached by a long journey on a vessel, such as like Engelbert Humperdinck’s dinghy.
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