Funny Phrases

An araprosdokian is a sentence with a surprisingly funny turn of phrase.  Here are some examples.

I know a tomato is a fruit but I’m not serving it with whipped cream.

Where there’s a will, write my name in it with the rest of the relatives.

Change is inevitable, except in Canadian pennies.

I thought I’d travel but all I got is a work station.

Here is a famous Winston Churchill Araprosdokian: I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

Did you ever think that maybe that’s why some of us live so long?

Prayer- Lord, as we get ready to meet you face-to face, help us build ourselves up in faith, pray and keep ourselves in your love, all the while, patiently waiting till you call us into eternal life. (from Jude 1:20-21, AMP)

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