Paraprosdokians (now that is an impressive word to throw around) are figures of speech in which the latter part of a sentence is unexpected and makes you laugh a bit! We thought we’d send you on to your weekend with a smile on your face. Check out the list below – be prepared to chuckle!
1. Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak. (This is my personal favorite!)
2. They begin the evening news with ‘Good Evening,’ then proceed to tell you why it isn’t.
3. I didn’t say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you. (Kind of tied for personal favorite).
5. I’m supposed to respect my elders, but it’s getting harder and harder for me to find one now. -M