A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

More than half a million short stories have been shared here. Read more about six.

So give six a try—and make your words count.


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another reputation ruined by air quotes

by jennyjoy on March 4, 2011   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The over use of air quotes is a major epidemic. Lives are being ruined because its too confusing to determine if the words are being put in quotes because they aren't true, un-confirmed or so important it qualifies the emphasis of quotes. This madness has to stop.


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