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Question:

Which of these doesn't belong: tall tale, autobiography, short story?

Answer:

Autobiography because it is not a work of fiction.

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A thief was brought before a king to receive his punishment. The king, feeling merciful, asked the thief how he would like to die. The thief told him, and the king let him go. How did the thief wish to die?