I love to learn new literary terms, like paraprosdokian. Paraprosdokians are figures of speech where the latter part of the sentence takes an unexpected and often humorous turn. It can play on double meaning and can be anticlimactic. Comedians love paraprosdokians.
“If I could only say a few words, I’d be a better public speaker.”
“There but for the grace of God goes God.”
“If I am reading this graph correctly, I’d be surprised.”
“On his feet he wore blisters.”
“Take my wife,please.”
“I had a lovely evening, but this wasn’t it.”