A paraprosdokian (/pærəprɒsˈdoʊkiən/) is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence, phrase, or larger discourse is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous or dramatic effect, sometimes producing an anticlimax. For this reason, it is extremely popular … Continue reading PARAPROSDOKIANS

The Pope and Scott Walker

Ramblings of a Neurotic Housewife

A friend just emailed me this joke and I just had to share…I just LOVE it…

The Pope and Gov Walker are on the same stage in Miller Park in front of a huge crowd.

The Pope leans towards Mr. Walker and said, “Do you know that with one little wave of my hand I can make every person in this crowd go wild with joy? This joy will not be a momentary display, but will go deep into their hearts and they’ll forever speak of this day and rejoice!”
Walker replied, “I seriously doubt that ~ with one little wave of your hand?  Show me!”
So the Pope backhanded him and knocked him off the stage.

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