Tag Archives: Paraprosdokian

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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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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