Quote: “Well, he’s kind of had it in for me ever since I accidentally ran over his dog. Actually, replace 'accidentally' with 'repeatedly,' and replace 'dog' with 'son.' Lionel Hutz, a character in "The Simpsons"
Figure of Speech: Epexegesis (ee pex uh GEE sis), the figure of elaborationLawyer Lionel Hutz invariably tells the truth, the whole truth, through sheer incompetence: “ I’ve argued in front of every judge in this state—often as a lawyer.” He endearingly addends himself with the figure of speech called epexegesis (“explanation” in Greek). The epexegesis adds material to clarify a statement. In Hutz’s case, it clarifies to the point of disaster.
Snappy Answer: "I think I'll replace my attorney. Period."