drabble (plural drabbles)
A fictional story that is exactly 100 words long.
The purpose of a drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.
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I heard of a guy they called the Spanish Shakespeare. I saw him one day, and, curious why they called him that, I asked him.
He said nothing (apparently he had an awful stammer) but handed me a number of very slim books. Not being a Spanish speaker, I couldn’t understand the meagre contents, but glimpsed the titles. There was Jamonlet, Hijobeth, La Pesadilla de una Noche de Verano, Dos Caballeros de Girona and Como te Guste. I was impressed considering he seemed rather backward. But I felt worried about plagiarism. I asked his name.
Stammering, he replied “El Bbard”