Share Your Story: “Jump Off A Cliff”

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What does it mean?

– jumping off a cliff as a form of sport (source: Wikipedia).

– taking a risk or leap of faith (source: The Dream Diary).

– wishing to give up or quit, feeling hopeless (source: Urban Dictionary).

– part of “go jump off a cliff,” as in “get out of here, go away” (source: Dictionarist).

Example Sentences:

Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down (Source: Ray Bradbury).

If your friends jump off a cliff, are you going to jump too? (source: The Phrase Finder).

Bro, I want to die, I want to jump off a cliff! (source: Urban Dictionary)

Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom (Source: Jodi Picoult).

How can you get in on it?

After a year’s hiatus from our regular programming, Oral Fixation (An Obsession with True Tales) is back! And we are currently prepping for our first show of Season 6! We are on the hunt for six courageous storytellers to join our headliner, former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson. Together, we’ll “Jump Off a Cliff” at our Season 6 opener, which will go live on November 3rd!

If you are up for the challenge, please submit your true-life tale about when you threw caution to the wind, felt hopeless but found a way, jumped from a very high cliff, took a leap of faith, or followed a friend down the wrong path (despite parental protestations!). Or simply surprise us with your own unique take on the theme!

To possibly share your incredible “Jump Off a Cliff” story with the Oral Fixation audience, click on the button below. The last day to offer up your tale is Friday, October 6th, at 6 p.m. “Jump Off a Cliff” will take to the stage on Friday, November 3rd, at Hamon Hall in the Winspear Opera House. If you are cast in the show, there will also be a mandatory rehearsal on Saturday, October 28th, from 12-4 p.m.

Need a little inspiration?  Watch this:



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