paraprosdokians*

Buses stop in bus stations 
  
Trains stop in train stations 



On my desk is a work station




*Paraprosdokians (Winston Churchill loved them) are figures of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected; frequently humorous. (thank you Faye!)

16 comments:

  1. 'Paraprosdokians'...what a great word...and thanks for the treat.

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  2. psst! I secretly admire your commitment to work. You bring home bacon AND fry it in the pan! Tip O' da wig to ya WOOOO-man!


    Aloha from the 'Big Pineapple'
    Comfort Spiral

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  3. I feel so learnt now

    at first I thought it was going to be about parking pedi cabs

    I'm not clever but I'm endearing

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  4. Well, you must be doing some work, because you've worn the E off your keyboard!

    Very interesting word, that paraprowhatsians.

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  5. Has worked stopped at your work station lately? Did it get off at the station and go home? I hope it has a lovely week-end.

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  6. Ha. My 'n's are worn off.And the a's... Not many s's left either....

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  7. you make something very dull and ordinary look so unusual.

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  8. That's now my second favorite word, after antimacassar!

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  9. now that is cool.

    thought provoking.

    OMG! Now I'm going to obsess about this!

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  10. Oh, thank you, thank you, thank you! I was trying my best to think of this word last night and it simply would not come to me! Great use of the art - I think my favorite is by Groucho Marx - "I've had a perfectly wonderful evening...but that wasn't it."

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  11. WOW... the photo just makes this one sing..
    love it !!

    Have a great weekend ..

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  12. Love it!
    I have a workstation on my desk too, and right now it is one messy workstation.
    Gotta do something about that this weekend!
    Sending you wishes for a beautiful weekend!

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  13. Wonderful Friday post! Have a great weekend!

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  14. Great word. I think I would have liked Winston Churchill.
    Love the dogs - long hair. Definitely.

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