OT: Sarcasm and irony

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Oct 11 16:54:44 CEST 2006


On 2006-10-11, mensanator at aol.com <mensanator at aol.com> wrote:

>> Like Alanis Morisette said about the song "Isn't it Ironic":
>> What's ironic about the song is that it doesn't actually
>> contain any irony.
>
> 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?

Not really, no.

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