Paraprosdokian Sentences - A Game to Complete the sentence in the form of a Paraprosdokian sentence - Hosted by MM David littlefair XI
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A Paraprosdokian sentence is known as “A figure of speech where the last part of the sentence or phrase has a surprising or unexpected ending.” The last part of the sentence in this game should be as humorous or dramatic as possible.

Here are a few examples of famous Paraprosodokian Sentences.
  1. Where there’s a will, I want to be in it.
  2. Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.
  3. She got her good looks from her father; he’s a plastic surgeon.— Quoted by Groucho Marx

MM David littlefair XI will post the first part of a sentence.

To enter, just post your entries on the board with the first part of the sentence in the subject line.


Fortnightly, assuming there are enough entries, a poll will be set up so that you can choose the one you like best.


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SubjectPosted ByDate & Time
4933117Re: A stitch in time . . . fatdaddy22 Apr 2019 4:23AM
4921076A stitch in time . . marcmandy23 Mar 2019 8:59PM
4920112Re: A stitch in time . . . PattyMac20 Mar 2019 5:35PM
4919926A stitch in time . . . Buddha20 Mar 2019 8:51AM
4875876Re: A stitch in time.. PattyMac30 Nov 2018 11:24AM
4875845Re: A stitch in time.. Eriisa Wolf Pack pup30 Nov 2018 9:18AM
4875844Re: Paraprosdokian MM David littlefair XI30 Nov 2018 9:17AM
4875838A stitch in time.. marcmandy30 Nov 2018 8:44AM
4875837Re: Paraprosdokian marcmandy30 Nov 2018 8:43AM
4875834Paraprosdokian Eriisa Wolf Pack pup30 Nov 2018 8:21AM

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