Written or told by the little sister
, or cousin, these tales are usually short or rambling
and often accompanied by a crudely drawn picture
that has nothing to do with the plot
s. Easy fodder for movie script specs
. Passes the time at holiday family dinners, with most older people carrying a look of extreme interest in the subject matter
. In books and films, stories told by younger relations often have significant foreshadow
ing, inevitably causing the listener to change their viewpoint on a spouse.
Due to the ease of email, i was sent this by my five year old nephew, Alex
, called "dragonfly and the alien
" (no picture attached):
Once upon a time there was an alien that hopped on her dragonfly and flew away and moved out of her house.