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Definition of irony; PETA members trampled in wild animal stampede.
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Steve Martin as C.D. Bales in Roxanne:

<<Oh, ho, ho, irony! Oh, no, no, we don't get that here. See, uh, people ski topless here while smoking dope, so irony's not really a, a high priority. We haven't had any irony here since about, uh, '83, when I was the only practitioner of it. And I stopped because I was getting tired of being stared at.>>

Dunno why, but I love that scene.


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the fact that none of the situations mentioned in Alanis Morrisettes song Ironic are ironic @ all<FONT size="1">

[This message has been edited by ti (edited August 27, 2001).]</FONT>
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Here's an oldie:
> Jay Fullmer, 38, has become the first American to get to grips with the
> concept of irony yesterday.
> "It was weird," Fullmer said, "I was in London and, like, talking to this
> guy and it was raining and cold and he said, like, 'great weather', or
> something like that."
> Said Fullmer: "And I thought - wait a minute, it's like, no way is it
> great
> weather."
> Fullmer soon realised that the other man's 'mistake' was deliberate.
> "This guy was pretty cool about it," Fullmer said.
> Fullmer, who is 39 next month and married with two children, aged 8 and 3,
> planned to use irony himself in future.
> "I'm like saying it all the time." he said. "Weekend last I was like
> grilling steaks and I like burned them to a crisp and I said 'great
> weather'."
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'scuse me, but someone managed to edit my post!?! Yikes.


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Sorry dirtsqueezer 'twas me. Posted a reply and somehow it ended up in yours. Apologies.
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Not a problem. Software must have done gone buggy. AC is on it.

Thanks for the alert. I wondered what happened.


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now that's irony. we have had odd things happen but it's been pretty good for the last few months. someone posts something about irony and the overwrite/corrupt threads pops up on the irony thread!
go get em AC
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