A sentence that when read, causes unintentional confusion because the reader thinks it means one thing when actual meaning is different from reader's said meaning.
James: I'll never get this report on "Why English is butchered" done.

Robert: James, time flies like arrows, fruit flies like bananas.

James: Will you stop using that gibberish?, Everybody knows that neither fruit nor bananas fly.

Robert: For someone who's a an English major, you know nothing about garden path sentences.

James: I should've known.
by fball_jones June 30, 2011

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