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MySQL Stored Function Question note the table and columns are verified

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Can anyone tell me what is wrong with this simple stored function in MySQL?
CREATE FUNCTION lup_t1(sid int(12) ) RETURNS text DETERMINISTIC
BEGIN
        DECLARE a1 text;
        SELECT  abstract into a1 from notestbl where Id=sid;
        RETURN a1;
END;

Does MySQL 5.x not allow returning Text types? What is going on
Does MySQL 5.x not allow returning certain large text types
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