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Paraprosdokian Phrases Revisited

From the mystical land of my email comes another installment of paraprosdokian phrases.  I tried my best to find who said what for those historians out there.  Enjoy! To see the original list, click here! The early bird might get … Continue reading

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Fun Friday – Educated Puns

Continuing in the grand tradition that is Fun Friday I have yet another list of puns.   These are some of the best that I’ve seen to date. The roundest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Lost in Translation

These mistranslations come from Western Europe and are great examples of how a few misplaced or incorrect words can drastically change a sentence.  Enjoy! Cocktail lounge, Norway: LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR. Airline ticket office, … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Paraprosdokian Phrases

Here’s a fun short post for everyone today, enjoy! Paraprosdokian – a figure of speech where the ending of the phrase is completely unexpected. Here are some great examples: “I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat.” — … Continue reading

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