Robbo sez, "The title for the article is just a portion of an amazing thank you letter from a primary school student in Austin, Texas - sent to a local weatherman who visited the class.
Includes a drawing of a unicorn delivering donuts."
'More awesome than a monkey in a bacon tuxedo' - child's letter goes viral
'I will not make you a slave, you will live in my 200 story [sic] castle where unicorn servants will feed you doughnuts off their horns,' Flint wrote.
'I will personally make you a throne that is half platnum and half solid gold and jewel encrested [sic].'
The student, whose age is uncertain, proved he may have a career in creative writing ahead of him if either the meteorology or world domination do not work out as planned.
In fulsome praise, Flint said Ramon was 'more awesome than a monkey wearing a tuxedo made out of bacon riding a cyborg unicorn with a lightsaber for the horn on the tip of a space shuttle closing in on Mars, while ingulfed in flames'.
Flint added: 'And in case you didn't know that's pretty dang sweet.'
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