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That Pig Can Fly

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A few weeks ago we attended the Marin County Fair. It was fantastic fun. Chair decorating contests. Bee keepers. Rides. Carnival games. Alpacas and mules. Phenomenal fireworks. And, of course, what would a county fair be without pig races? At … Continue reading

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Paraprosdokian: It’s a Dog Eat Dog World

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A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the second half of a sentence or phrase is unexpected. The surprise ending makes us reframe or reinterpret the first part. Examples: “I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn’t it.” Groucho … Continue reading

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Paraprosdokians: Like Fine Wine

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A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the second half of a sentence or phrase is unexpected. The surprise ending makes us reframe or reinterpret the first part. Examples: “I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn’t … Continue reading

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