According to some definition-writing dude (or dudette) who is not Samuel Johnson, a non sequitur is
a conclusion or statement that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement.
I like examples.
I like this photo:
I’m going back to work tomorrow, after an absence of over a month, for a few hours.
I don’t know if there is a special name for buttons that have sayings on them.
I am very grateful to my readers.
Lately, my computer cursor can suddenly disappear, for no reason.
Look at this photo!
My niece, Victoria, is appearing in a play today.
I don’t own this:
My son, Aaron, has been singing songs from the musical “Assassins.”
We saw several monkeys yesterday.
What’s your favorite kind of food?
Thanks to pizza, to Samuel Johnson, to ideas and words that pop up out of nowhere, to gray squirrels, to sequiturs (whatever the heck those are), to family, friends, and neighbors, to ancient Latin, and to you — sacre bleu*! — for reading.
* A term of astonishment. I don’t know why it popped up today.