Then I found that I was some 194 words over the word limit.
I like these words as they are. They're nice words, wise words, witty words; they say what I want them to say, at the elaborate length that I like to say things at. They're - well, not exactly insightful, but I think there's some interest and entertainment in there.
Oh, and there's also this quote by Milhouse Van Houten:
"How could this happen? It started out like Romeo and Juliet, but it ended up in tragedy!"
Listen up, ABR - you don't want to get Milhouse angry, now, do you?