Yahoo! Message Boards – Hecla Mining Company (HL) – while we wait for godot…or $10 HL shares

Cassie found this here, and insisted I share it. So, here ya go:

A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase 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

Ø Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.

Ø I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather. Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car.

Ø Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car.

Ø The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it’s still on the list.

Ø Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

Ø If I agreed with you we’d both be wrong.

via Yahoo! Message Boards – Hecla Mining Company (HL) – while we wait for godot…or $10 HL shares.

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