[Ads-l] Word: paraprosdokian (not listed in OED, Merriam-Webster)

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 28 01:16:13 UTC 2021

Bill Mullins wrote:
> The Bloch quote can be antedated.
> 1942 R. Bloch [letter to editor] in Weird Tales v36n8 Nov. 120/2
>  Deep down underneath it all I have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar, on my desk.
> https://archive.org/details/Weird_Tales_v36n08_1942-11_sas/page/n121/mode/1up?q=jar

Wonderful citation, Bill. Sorry I missed your excellent 2014 message
in the archive.
I will update the Quote Investigator article, and the changes should
become visible within a few days.
Your help Is appreciated

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