Garden-path sentences - Wikipedia

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A garden path sentence is a grammatically correct sentence that starts in such a way that a reader's most likely interpretation will be incorrect. Examples: The horse raced past the barn fell. The old man the boat. The complex houses married and single soldiers and their families.

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pbs888 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Those took me a while...very intersting. Surprised I had never heard this term before.
catrice 10 months, 2 weeks ago
The horse [that was] raced past the barn fell. The old [people] man the boat. The [building] complex houses married and single soldiers and their families.
user89332 10 months, 2 weeks ago
There's no way these are grammatically correct. I'm so confused lol
smokemifugottem 1 year, 1 month ago
I don't get it lol.

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