Paraprosdokians are figures of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected. And most of the time, they are pretty humorous as well. (By the way, an interesting bit of trivia is Winston Churchill loved paraprosdokians.)
A teacher friend passed along the follow paraprosdokians to my wife. Kathy and I had a good laugh, and we thought you would too. What’s more, you’ll be shocked at how often you can use paraprosdokians in everyday conversation (I used several last week at the Speak It Forward Boot Camp).
Where there’s a will, I want to be in it.
The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But…it’s still on my list.