OT: Sarcasm and irony

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Oct 11 09:30:08 CEST 2006


mensanator at aol.com wrote:
[...]
> Any? Don't people plan June weddings thinking the weather
> will be nice? And isn't one of the defintions of irony when
> things turn out the opposite of what you expect?
> 
But rain at a June wedding isn't truly ironic since it isn't the result 
of the planners' actions.

It would be ironic if I chose to get married in June and then all the 
people I invited instead chose to attend a conference because I wasn't 
going to be there.

regards
  Steve
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