Happily Toothless

what joy it was to lose his tooth!

Photo by Arno Senoner on Unsplash

PROMPT: Long in the tooth

Long in the tooth, and what joy it was to lose his tooth!

He had wanted to bury the tooth.

It wasn’t so bad that he could have a solid place to put it in.

But where could he get a place to put it in?

The man thought a foolish dream …

“I suggest that I can put it in my pocket,” he said.

“I don’t think so,” said Mama.


Editor’s Notes

Written by AI, using my random-temp generator script, and using my children’s picturebooks model, which is a fine-tuning of gpt-2 774M. Chosen from among the other recently generated stories by me, a human.


“long in the tooth”

Came from a list of common phrases and idioms I collected, see details here.


Paragraph formatting added.


Title was human-derived by me from the generated text

Plagiarism Checked

Plagiarism checked with my orchestration code around Plagiarism-Basic against the dataset

GPT-2 Settings
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  "length": 100,
  "nsamples": 100,
  "prefix": "long in the tooth",
  "return_as_list": true,
  "run_name": "model-picturebooks-run1",
  "temperature": 1.0085984441643272,
  "top_k": 110.29151851887764,
  "top_p": 0.9378747244851128,
  "truncate": "<|endoftext|>"