Ernest Hemingway was once asked to tell a story in only six words. He wrote:
I just found out about a new book, entirely composed of six-word autobiographies. It's called 'Not Quite What I Was Planning' (good one) and has been compiled by Smith magazine.
There's a neat scrolling tickertape at http://www.smithmag.net/sixwords/.
Two of my favourites are:
Nobody cared, then they did. Why?
I'm always listening to the lyrics.