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October 2011

The best thing about a smart and playful community of storytellers? You never know where they're going to take things next. One of the most enthusiastic trends in six-word wordplay of late involves adding four more words to these two: "More... than..." Some of the memoirs in the "More..." challenge are self-deprecating (“More pussy whipped than doggie style.” from the incomparable Loon). Others are self-aware (“More time with mouse than spouse.” via mojito59). Most are a satisfyingly playful dose of self-expression. You can read some of our favorites from the "More..." wordplay below. Be sure to click on an author’s name to see more of his or her Six-Word Memoirs. More Addams family than Brady bunch. - KharisJo More mom jeans than skinny jeans. - Bevvie More wingman, than center of attention. - ton More defender than leader of pack. - Ctgoods2 More good witch than bad witch. - notyouraveragegrandma More dirt-road smart than street smart. - Believe More like fish heads than caviar. - wackjob More slow boil than hot flash. - Level1 More Charles in Charge than Chachi. - three-monkeys

We're in the final days of "The Best Test Drive Ever. Period." contest, which ends on October 23, 11:59pm ET. The challenge is simple and the outcome could be awesome: Can describe your ultimate test drive of a MINI Cooper in just six words? One creative dreamer will get the chance to live out his or her ultimate MINI Cooper test drive (see below for all the ways to enter). The image above is another inspired visualization of a submission from spirited contestant KristiG from artist Matt Clark ( Below we've rounded up some of our favorites six-word test drives from Twitter. Curving overland odyssey powerfully escaping rivals. @mdonley07 Sixth gear through entire Route 66. @tweet4pr California Highway One, Arcade Fire blasting. @meganalley