Paraprosdokians: Funny and clever - Give it a try!

Paraprosdokians are figures of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected and is frequently humorous. (Winston Churchill loved them). Can you think of examples?

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Budwicks avatar Jokes & Humour
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When life gives you lemons, throw them at your noisy neighbor. smirk2 smilie

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Originals are great!
Found gems are super!
What ever floats your boat!
Rules? We don't need no stinkin' rules!

Don't cross the river with your bird in hand.

Teach me to fish and I'll drink beer all day.

Mary had a little lamb, that will teach her to sleep in the barn!

"When Budwick asks you a question,
you freeze up and you feel terror,
but it passes, as you poop your pants."

Where there's smoke, there's Big Tobacco.

If you give a mouse a cookie,

You should put it on a mousetrap

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"Standing in the park today, I was wondering why a frisbee looks larger the closer it gets...then it hit me." - Stewart Francis

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One thing that humbles me deeply is to see that human genius has its limits while human stupidity does not. - Alexandre Dumas

If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough. - Andretti

@Budwick I especially like Andretti's quote.

Lol, yes, and people should remember that rushing all the time is not always a good (resp. healthy) idea.
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