A paraprosdokian (from the Greek meaning “beyond expectation”‘) is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. Here are a few good ones…..
A friend sent me a link to this poem recently, and I just had to share it. Some of …
Heteronyms are words with different meanings and pronunciations that are spelled identically.
That’s right; moped and moped are not the same words. They are two distinct words with completely different meanings. They just look exactly alike. Whose idea was this?