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Paraprosdokian sentence
Posted On 09/14/2010 13:49:15 by Aktray

A figure of speech that uses an unexpected ending to a series or
phrase.
     
    
     Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it
in a fruit salad.
   
    The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the
cheese.
   
    Evening news is where they begin with 'Good evening', and then
proceed to tell you why it isn't.
   
    To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is
research.
   
    A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train
stops. On my desk, I have a work station.
   
    How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a
whole box to start a campfire?
   
   
    Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion
stars, but check when you say the paint is wet?
   
    Women will never be equal to men until they can walk down the street
with a bald head and a beer gut, and still think they are sexy.
   
    Why do Americans choose from just two people to run for president
and 50 for Miss America ?
   
    Behind every successful man is his woman. Behind the fall of a
successful man is usually another woman.
   
    A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
   
    You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to
skydive twice.
   
    The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good
ideas!
   
    Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back.
    
    Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if
you wish they were.
   
    Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live
with.
    
    
    Some cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go.

    I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure.
   
    I always take life with a grain of salt, plus a slice of lemon, and
a shot of tequila.
   
    When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire
Department usually uses water.
   
    You're never too old to learn something stupid.
   
    To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you
hit the target.
   
    Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
   
    Some people hear voices. Some see invisible people. Others have no
imagination whatsoever.
   
    A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as
when you are in it.
    
    Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.



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