Daily Archives: June 15, 2021


Proecthesis (pro-ek’-the-sis): When, in conclusion, a justifying reason is provided.

Me: Ok. I lied to you about everything. My name isn’t John. My father isn’t George Bush. I never went to college. I hate Swiss cheese. This house isn’t mine. I’m not an attorney. But, I love you. When your dad was fatally wounded during our last liquor store holdup, I promised him I would do anything to make sure you have a good life, and we have had a good life despite my lies.

You: My father?! I’m leaving. I’m never coming back. You piece of shit.

Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).

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