I met a man once.
More details? Sure, I can do that.
I met a man once in Nantucket.
That's still not enough? Okay, then.
I met a man once in Nantucket. His name was Phil.
What do mean my story has no flair? It isn't supposed to. Really, you think it might help. If you say so.
I once met a man in Nantucket
who threw a shoe and said, "Duck it!"
Great, now my beautiful, terse story is stupid and ridiculous. I want a refund. Give me my soul back now, Satan!