“10 Paraprosdokians to Tickle Your Brain

(1) Where there is a will, I want to be in it. (2) The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but it’s still on my list. (3) Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright…until you hear them speak. (4) If I agreed with you, we’d both be wrong. (5) We never really grow up; we only learn how to act in public. (6) War does not determine who is right…only who is left. (7) Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. (8) To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research. (9) I didn’t say it was your fault. I said I was blaming you. (10) In filling out an application, where it [reads] ‘In case of emergency, notify_____…’ I put ‘Doctor.'”

( ~ Grammarly )


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