Tuesday, October 24, 2017
And So On
When I was a child there was a game we used to play. It shows how different minds consider a statement.
No it is not the one where each person whispers a sentence to a person who whispers it to the net person and so on. The final person says the sentence out loud. It is usually nothing like the first statement. It is supposed to demonstrate how the more gossip is repeated the more it is altered.
My game can be played either orally or on paper.
The first person states or writes the beginning of a story. The net person takes up where that person left off until either time is up or the story is at an end.
I am going to give you the first part of the story. If you wish to continue it add the next paragraph. Maybe we will have some fun. If not I had fun.
One day Noni and Ivan were walking in the field. They were having a nice talk and enjoying all the things they saw in the field. Noni heard a songbird while Ivan kept having to push his hair from his eyes. Suddenly they saw a rippling in the grass.....