Paraprosdokian (You'll like these)
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Post By GunnyBunny
October 19th, 2011 11:34 AM
Paraprosdokian (You'll like these)
A Paraprosdokian sentence consists of two parts where the first is a figure of speech and the second an intriguing variation of the first. They're used typically for humorous or dramatic effect.
- Never argue with an idiot. He'll drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.
- Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car.
- The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.
- If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong.
- We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.
- 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.
- How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?
- Dolphins are so smart that within a few weeks of captivity, they can train people to stand at the edge of a pool and throw fish.
- I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you.
- **** Women will never be equal to men till they can walk down the street with a bald head and a beer gut and still think they're sexy.****
- A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
- You don't need a parachute to skydive, but you do need one to skydive again.
- The voices in my head may be fake, but they have good ideas!
- Hospitality is making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were.
- I scream the same way whether I'm about to be eaten by a shark or seaweed touches my foot.
- Some cause happiness wherever they go, others whenever they go.
- There's a fine line between cuddling and holding someone down so they can't get away.
- You're never too old to learn something stupid.
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October 19th, 2011 12:02 PM
Those would make for some great signature lines. I might have to steal one if we unseat our POTUS in 2012.
'Clinging to my guns and religion
October 19th, 2011 12:32 PM
Oh I love these. Here are a few more:
I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn't work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.
October 19th, 2011 12:52 PM
You can educate ignorance, you can't fix stupid
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October 19th, 2011 01:45 PM
Dolphins are so smart that within a few weeks of captivity, they can train people to stand at the edge of a pool and throw fish.
I havenít heard any of the journalists who volunteered to be waterboarded asking to have their fingernails wrenched out with pliers, or electrodes attached to their genitals.
October 19th, 2011 02:31 PM
I like this one!
The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.
"A Smith & Wesson always beats 4 aces!"
The Man Prayer. "Im a man, I can change, if I have to.....I guess!" ~ Red Green
October 19th, 2011 05:09 PM
There's a fine line between cuddling and holding someone down so they can't get away.
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .
October 19th, 2011 10:54 PM
October 20th, 2011 07:57 AM
I refuse to admit I saw myself in a few of those!!!
Freedom doesn't come free. It is bought and paid for by the lives and blood of our men and women in uniform.
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October 23rd, 2011 12:42 AM
Money cannot buy happiness but it sure as hell will finance the search.
A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip.
If I said you had a beautiful body, would you hold it against me.
October 23rd, 2011 08:55 AM
I always cry during sex...I think its the Pepper Spray.
It is pardonable to be defeated but never surprised.
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