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Old 12-19-2018, 12:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Can you think of any examples of irony and sarcasm?

The two obvious ones are:


and



I have a new client and we are supposed to discuss irony and sarcasm, although strangely, the examples that I had for irony sounded like sarcasm.

I am not sure I will be sharing these examples, though.

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Old 12-21-2018, 05:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Rain on your wedding day?

They are slippery concepts that rely heavily on context. Tread carefully.

Sarcasm: "As if."
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Irony, apparently, was described by Socrates, animated by Shakespeare and O. Henry, and killed by a 1995 radio hit.
https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/20...ironic/481875/
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I got my $102.50 laptop loaded up with Russian anti-virus software, so I'm back on the World Wide Web and livin' large.

The reference to the song was phrased as a question for that reason.

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http://justcarguy.blogspot.com/2011/...nd-double.html

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