Tag Archives: Irony

And Despair

It’s no wonder kids find high school English tedious. They have to read tedious poetry, and then have something to say about it if they haven’t yet mastered the art of fading into the woodwork for forty minutes each day. … Continue reading

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Life Without Irony

Americans, being an open and straight-forward people, fond of telling things like they are, generally don’t get irony, or at least don’t like it much. Saying one thing and slyly implying a range of quite opposite things – if you’re … Continue reading

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