Ernest Hemingway supposedly wrote a six-word short story: “For Sale: Baby Shoes. Never Worn.”

Didn’t happen. The story about Hemingway is apocryphal, appearing first in “Papa,” a one-many play about Hemingway by John deGroot, which debuted in 1996.

However, something very like that ad appeared in real life in a Tucson newspaper in 1945.

Mitch Wagner @MitchWagner